Sunday, July 13, 2008

Hiawatha Cyclery Ride, July 12, 2008

The Hiawatha Cyclery ride meandered East to the St. Paul Farmer's Market. I've been to a couple markets in this area, but this is now my favorite.


But before I reached the HC World Headquarters, I had to cross the LifeTime Fitness triathlon route. It's a major event, with the winners of each gender class being awarded $60,000. That's right, $60,000! If you click on the photo, you can see their green swimming caps.
Here some of the triathletes passing beautiful Longfellow gardens, but they may not have noticed.
I arrived and lots of people were showing up for the HC ride.

On the way to St. Paul, we stopped for a break at the little blue buildling.

This bridge going into downtown St. Paul is longer than I remembered.


The St. Paul Farmer's Market is located in downtown. It was a beautiful day.


Here are the beets I bought. Have you ever seen maroon pee?

7 comments:

Monte said...

I hope the next post has pictures of maroon pee. sweet beets!

red rabbit said...
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red rabbit said...

were you trying to spell moron?

Eclectchick said...

Heh - I've never heard a Biffy referred to as a "building" before. Love it.

Matt_J said...

Those beets do look good. Got to get me some.

bother yam said...

Maroon pee

Jim Thill said...

I don't believe that article about beeturia. It says 10-14% of the population have maroon pee after eating beets. Clearly, 86-90% of the population isn't getting enough beets, because every beet eater I know reports peeing in a maroon hue.

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