Location = Tijeras to Albuquerque Distance = 25.12 Time = 1:35:01 Ave. Speed = 15.8 Max. Speed = 39.5 Monthly Dist. = 171.46 Yearly Dist. = 615.04
I left my house at 10:30am, and rode to the old house in Albuquerque, with the reward of a steak lunch as my goal. It was very windy all the way down the mountain, and all the way through Tijeras canyon. I struggled, mostly because I haven't been riding or doing any kind of exercise, in two weeks. I couldn't seem to find any kind of a rhythym, until I was heading up Tramway, and even then I was gasping for breath.
I made it, and the steaks were delicious, but I was physically exhausted. I took a brief nap on the floor, and I just didn't feel like riding back up the mountain. The skies were gray, and clouds were forming, so I used the possibility of rain as an excuse to get a ride back to the house.
It never did rain, and I probably could have made it on my own, but once in a while it's nice to take the easy way out.
The day was very nice, except for the wind, with temps in the upper 70s, low 80s. I've got to start riding more often.
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