2009/04/23

Location =  Three Fingers  
Distance =  13.06
Time =  1:22:14
Ave. Speed =  9.4
Max. Speed =  43.0
Monthly Dist. =    83.55
Yearly Dist. =  317.34

I took the road bike out for a spin around the neighborhood. I need to prove that I can ride more than just a streak ride once a month. Temps were in the low 80s as I headed out, and it felt great.

I rode over to the climb up to the La Luz trailhead and started an easy spin up the road. There were a couple guys who were coming down who seemed to be as out of shape as I am. They both made some comments as to how difficult the climb seemed to be. I smiled in a very understanding way.

I made it to the trailhead and then headed back down. It's been a while, but I haven't forgotten how to come down screaming fast. Forty three miles an hour is a rush. I turned up towards the La Cueva Picnic Area and climbed up there half in a daze. I don't remember turning the pedals but suddenly I was there. I took another fast descent to the bottom and then rode over to the Tram. I made a quick loop around the Tram and then it was back to the house.

It felt good to get out for a little ride. Maybe this can be the start of something a little more regular.



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