Recumbent Bike Travelers

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© Andrea Petersen
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The stranger did not lodge in the street: but I opened my doors to the traveler...Job 31:32


Before opening the door

To a grocery store..

I captured two strangers

In my photo shot

From the parking lot...

Each had a recumbent bike

The covered seats

Where they sat and lodged

Were not exactly alike.

Traffic they may have dodged

Pedaling on the busy streets,

But here they were carefree

Traveling merrily on their way

With new adventures to see

Embracing life this day.

Poetry by me AJP

I shot this image in May of 2008 and the couple almost got away out of range of my camera but I caught up with them:) My husband and I went grocery shopping at this same place today, and it brought back memories of this picture which I am just now posting for the Transportation Theme.

17 responses


    JOE FAILK gave props (27 Feb 2010):

    Perfect for the theme! Great shot!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (27 Feb 2010):

    A terrific find, capture and entry!!!

  • John Smith

    John Smith (Deleted) gave props (27 Feb 2010):

    Those look so cool....Hope to try one some day....nice poem too.

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (27 Feb 2010):

    Perfect.... great shot!!! I am such a hugh fan of your poetry!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece gave props (27 Feb 2010):

    Recumbent bicycles are so much easier on the body to ride than a standard bicycle. This is a great photo of a couple of guys out for a ride!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (27 Feb 2010):

    Thank you for the comments...The rider on the other side of the man with the long hair, Ann was a lady. They might have been husband & wife.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (28 Feb 2010):

    Wonderful action shot, Andrea, and perfect for the theme.

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (28 Feb 2010):

    Great find and capture, Andrea

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (28 Feb 2010):

    Now this is laid back bike riding!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (28 Feb 2010):

    A fun capture, Andrea, perfect for the theme.

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (28 Feb 2010):

    love to see more of this outdoor shot from you, Andrea! great capture.

  • Ope O

    Ope O gave props (1 Mar 2010):

    nice shot

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (1 Mar 2010):

    Great entry..

  • Joerg Schlagheck

    Joerg Schlagheck gave props (1 Mar 2010):

    Love this as bicycles are awesome transportation. Never tried one of those yet.

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (1 Mar 2010):

    A wonderful shot for the theme Andrea, Bravo!

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (1 Mar 2010):

    Beautifully captured, great entry! I would love to ride one of these oneday:)

  • Gregory Mencotti

    Gregory Mencotti gave props (4 Apr 2010):

    What wonderful verse, Andrea! Wonderful photo too!

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