You simply cannot know what kind of ride you are going to have when you start the engine. I woke up at five o’clock this morning feeling excellent. Hard to say why but I see no reason to harass this gift horse to open its mouth just to find out. Even better, it was a perfect time for a dawn ride.  When it was time to leave, it began to rain. I checked the radar and discovered a small cell had moved in but would pass in a couple of hours. I just was not up to getting wet first thing, so I decided to wait out the rain. The rain stopped an hour later and it was finally time to go. As I…