Night riding

There is something about riding a bike at night. It is the silence of it, as well as the feeling that I am cocooned in my own small world, maybe it is the puddle of light in front of me that gives me that feeling.I find that riding alongside traffic on a separated bike lane has a special quality at night time, there is a peacefulness about it, a feeling that I am not part of the commuter rat race that the car drivers are most likely experiencing at that time.

I have seen bike riders at night who are invisible from the side, even though they have adequate front and rear lights, so with this in mind I am getting reflective walled tyres on my bike when I get new wheels for it.

Other bikes out at night:

This entry was posted in Street cyclist and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Night riding

  1. petermc says:

    Nice, I’d like to do a photo series of the track and the foreshore going from late evening into night time.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s