My Bike Changed My Favorite Color…Until I was 51
Lynne Bryant - Guernsey, WY
My first bike was purchased for my 8th birthday. We bought it at Western Auto in Mission, Kansas. I wanted the bright blue one, but all they had was the floor model and so dad got a purple one in the box. My favorite color was blue and I was determined that my bike would be my favorite color...so I changed my favorite color to purple. I loved that bike. Dad eventually put a two-speed axle for the back, giving me two speeds. He added a friction siren and I could pull a chain and make it sound like someone was in trouble. The adventures I had on that beautiful purple bike!
In 2012, at the tender age of 51, I finally bought my bright blue bike. It has 21 speeds and is really well outfitted. I have more adult adventures these days, but the wind in my hair, the warmth of the sun on my skin and the speed, oh the speed, are still the same.blog comments powered by Disqus