cycling log: 2 november 2013 (edinburg gap)

Activity: road cycling (club ride) Location: Front Royal, VA > Edinburg, VA > Middletown, VA > Front Royal Distance: 101.4 miles (two very steep climbs) Duration: 4:50 (4:00 rolling time) Weather: cool, crisp, sunny to cloudy, wind from west, 55-68 degrees Climbing: 5,217′ Avg HR: 143 (max 181) Type: aerobic…

these wheels keep spinning around…

Life seems to be on fast-forward since returning from Utah, so here's some catch-up on bike-related things. I've been riding a lot in preparation for some big summer rides, and it's been quite enjoyable. I didn't ride much in March, thanks to the Utah trip taking up the lion's share…

cycling update: february wrap-up

Two months down in 2013, and 803 miles under the bicycle wheels. Typically, but March 1st, I only have 400 to 500 miles, so this year is starting out quite strong. Last weekend, I rode the earliest century I've ever done, from Georgetown to Sugarloaf Mountain and back. I rode…

recovery update: day 26

I am realizing, through the recovery from my injury, that I'm a bit of a busybody. And it's never more apparent than during the weekend. My mind wants to be outside, riding the bike, skiing, hiking or doing something very active. When the weather conspires to deliver unseasonably pleasant temperatures…