"You must be the change you want to see in the world." "First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win." --Mahatma Gandhi
"Preach the Gospel always, and if necessary, use words." --Francis of Assisi.
"Family farms work when the whole family works the farm." -- Adam Klaus
This often happens in mountainous areas where there is a lake with a town at the shore. Quite often there is a ring road that surrounds the lake. Lots of people live around the lakes and few live in the surrounding wilderness. On Lake Cowichan, near me, there are a few towns, so it's even more fun. It's 10 miles to Honeymoon bay this way or 12 miles the other way. But the shorter road has a big gravel section that is bumpy. Decisions.
I'd ridden from Strata Florida and was attempting to get right around the Claerwen reservoir and bumped up against all those other reservoirs on the far side, with Rhayader right on the other side of them. It was a long enough day as it was though so I never did ride all the way to Rhayader, not even the short 8 mile way...