Midnight Bike Ride through the Motor City
Last night, chassy
and Nim Wunnan
and I went on a bike tour of Detroit
organized by the University of Detroit Mercy
: "The tour is part of UDM's orientation program for new students, familiarizing them with Detroit's many features."
It started a little after 10pm and we finished up at about 2:45am. It was pouring down rain for much of the ride, so they cut a few miles off the planned 35-mile trip by skipping Belle Isle. Chassy and Nim and I were disappointed a little by that--we've never been to Belle Isle, and once you're soaked to the bone it really doesn't matter that it's raining.( Some of the things we saw:Collapse )
Even though it rained, it was a lot of fun. Biking around Detroit gives me a much better idea of the geography than driving ever did.