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Twas The Night Before Rolling Out

Twas The Night Before Rolling Out

Rolling Out     Twas the night before rolling, right out of their home,
Two cyclists are nervous, getting cold-feet-syndrome.

     Their panniers are hanging on the bikes with great care,
And hope all their essentials are packed neatly in there.

     They’ve checked off their list again and again,
Have visions of forgetting some important thing.

For years they have saved, planned, and prepared,
So they didn’t expect to feel a little bit scared.

So they toast to each other, trying to calm their nerves,
Before heading out in the morning on the adventure deserved.

They still can’t believe their dream has come true,
And how this day came so quickly due.

As they go to sleep, of adventures they dream,
They wake up so happy, don’t mind the alarm’s scream.

They swing themselves on their steely steeds,
And roll out on their way in flying speeds.

They wave their good-byes to their loved ones and friends,
To go live a life on their bikes and in tents.

The sun on their face, the wind to their back,
Going on this way feels right on track.

So come to the Suncoast with cheers, whistles, and bells,
And wish this couple all your farewells!

Or pack up your panniers, tent, and bike,
And come pedal along and do an overnight!

Ron & Petra

6 Comments
  • Roberto Gallegos Ricci
    Posted at 07:19h, 08 March Reply

    I wish you the best of adventures, everything will be more than fine. It will be EXTRAORDINARY! Take care and be prepared to eat when you are hungry and to sleep when you are truly tired, the best thing a man can experience. Cheers amigos and maybe we will cross paths someday.

    • Petra
      Posted at 10:09h, 08 March Reply

      Thanks for the advise, your support, and being an inspiration. It really would be awesome to meet you guys one day!

  • John Wooten
    Posted at 09:01h, 08 March Reply

    I envy you both! Travel safe and let me make the trip through your eyes!!!!!! Pedal Power onward!

    • Petra
      Posted at 10:12h, 08 March Reply

      Thanks John! We’re not really out to make people envious, but if it helps you to get inspired to follow your dreams……then we are all about that!

  • ND
    Posted at 11:02h, 08 March Reply

    I’m so excited for you both. What a dream come true!

  • Rollie Sojourn
    Posted at 05:20h, 11 March Reply

    Thanks for sharing the first few miles of your journey with us Saturday. That was a special day for all of us who must now stay home and participate vicariously.

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