A Cycling Adventure
Whenever I visited my uncle, I would wonder how he would wake up early in the morning and be glued on TV to watch a cycling race or tour which would take hours. I just saw it as a waste of time.
Moreover, at his place he had numerous magazines about cycling and bikes in general but none seemed to interest me. Anyway, I must admit that he was an avid rider who had participated in several cycling races hence his love for the bike. He also loved motorbike too, but he often claimed that the best way to explore the world was to cycle.
Therefore it didn’t catch me by surprise when one afternoon he called me to accompany him in one of his cycling spree in the local trails. Having nothing to do and gotten bored by playing video games, I obliged. This was what culminated to become my love for cycling. I had cycled earlier in my life when I was a kid but since I became a teenager, it had been long since I the last time I rode a bike. I therefore anticipated some moments of adventure.
Being the last days of summer, it was quite hot and therefore I felt happy as the cool breeze hit us as we rode down the trails. It was exciting cycling alongside my uncle who would often crack a joke or doing as we cycled. It was thrilling and this went on for about two hours. We then decide to ride to the nearby park and have some rest before heading back home.
It was here that I met a beautiful girl who later became my girlfriend of the next three years. She also had a bike and had come to the park to rest. She was the one who approached us as we took some soft drinks and we welcomed her. She was just looking for company, but her beauty struck me. We started chatting and when my uncle realized that we were getting along, he decided to leave us. For the next one hour we talked about some cycling experiences though mine were limited compared to hers. We also had some general talk.
Since evening was approaching, we decided to head home. She was to go the market to grab some groceries and I offered to accompany her there. After that we parted with a promise to meet the following day.
When I reached home, my uncle was there and he started teasing me about my new catch. He agreed that the girl was beautiful and fit for me. I told him that we would be meeting the following day for some cycling adventure and he was quick to confirm that cycling would soon become part of my life, which was never far from the truth because since then, I clove riding a bike.