Photo of the Week: Bringing in the New Year with Cold Air
I was looking through the Bike198 Flickr group for the photo of the week and this shot by willsimmons really caught my eye. The editing and scene really conveyed the cold, gray atmosphere that is winter riding. I reminded me of starting off on ice covered forest service roads waiting on the sun to come out and cut the dry air. Even when the sun crests, there is a gray outlay to the land as all color has fallen to the ground for the season. All that is left is dirt, wood and the sound of rubber ripping through frost covered trail.
There is a calmness that can be found as you prepare for the next section of trail while watching steam rise from your shoulders and your warm breath fogging up the cold air. One deep breath…and you drop in with your lungs finding dense air and visibility for miles…
What do you think?