After four days of reckless calorie input I opted for some much needed output in the form of an awesome 26-mile bike ride on the last — and gorgeous — day of November that starts and ends in Silver Lake and includes climbs to the tops of Elysian and Griffith parks.

Blink and you’ll miss it: At 5:12 I cross paths with a beautiful coyote who contrary to popular myth did not try to attack me.