Pictures of Artemis

Day’s Verse:
Praise the LORD.
Praise the LORD from the heavens,
praise him in the heights above.

Praise him, all his angels,
praise him, all his heavenly hosts.

Praise him, sun and moon,
praise him, all you shining stars.

Psalm 148:1-3

Landry’s gave me two free carbon bottle cages. When they wheeled the complete finished bike out, they had decked her out with a pair of red bows to match.

Artemis Name

Artemis Stays

All Lit Up

Artemis 2

She is a beautiful bike, and I anticipate many, many happy miles with her… after I get over the residual expectation that she’ll feel and ride like Davey. I can hardly wait to go out for another ride with her! Tomorrow I’m going to go find some hills, and Sunday I’ll be riding to church (Ian has slide duty), and of course Monday is the Tour de Landry’s, for which we now have a route. Apparently I can download this route to my Garmin, and have the map with me on the ride. Too bad it probably won’t keep us (me and Artemis, of course!) from getting lost anyway. Who knows? Maybe Artemis has a better sense of direction than Davey did. Continue Reading >>

Artemis and Other Bike News

Day’s Verse:
Trust in the LORD and do good;
dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture.
Delight yourself in the LORD
and he will give you the desires of your heart.

Commit your way to the LORD;
trust in Him and He will do this:
He will make your righteousness shine like the dawn,
the justice of your cause like the noonday sun.

Be still before the LORD and wait patiently for Him…
Proverbs 37:3-7

Part I: The Day Before
I stopped at Landry’s last night to see the new bike, already named Artemis. She was half-built, and the mechanic, Russ, got mad at me for coming to see her before she was done. I couldn’t stay away, though, when I knew she was there. Even only partly finished, her sleek lines, elegant curves, and perfect welds made my knees weak. While I was there, they took my current saddle (and gave me a loaner) and my fenders to put on Artemis so that she’d be as ready to go as possible when I get her today. Continue Reading >>