|If you ride a bicycle for pleasure or exercise, try this bicycle blessing.
Take a bowl of water, a little salt and a stick of incense. Stand next to the bike, face east, and cast a circle. Take the water, and say:
Blessings on you,
element of water.
Then, take a pinch of salt, toss it in the water, and say:
Blessings on you, element of Earth,
That together you will purify the world.
Walk around the bike clockwise, sprinkling the water, and say:
Goddess, protect this bicycle,
may it always be safe, and carry me seiftly where I wish to go.
So mote it be!
Then light the incense, walk around the bike and say:
Goddess, protect this bicycle, may it always be visible to other vehicles, and invisible to thieves. So Mote It Be.
Then close the circle.