I have a problem. My job currently requires I be there and ready to rock by 6 a.m. This means in order to ride a bike to work, I have to be out the door around 5:05 or so, and awake even earlier. And there's my problem. I have a lot of trouble motivating myself out of bed (at the LATEST) around 4:45 in the morning when there's an additional 30 minutes of sleep possible if I drive.
Once I'm out of bed it's less of an issue, but seriously - I CANNOT seem to get my ass out of bed to ride to work more than twice a month. Once I'm up I'm a real morning person, too! The tragedy of it all is that when I get out of work, it's usually a sunny, beautiful afternoon, the perfect time to get a bit of exercise and enjoy the city. But I have my car and not my bike because when the room was dark and my bed was warm, I slapped the snooze and rolled over.
Is there anyone else with an insanely early-morning commute with any advice for me?