Day: April 8, 2009

The lake

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Well the rains held off so I hit the road after work. Wind was crazy 15-25mph out of the south/west… So the first bit was bad the climb up it slowed and I put in a really good effort trying to push harder gears then normal. @ scrippspoway pkwy I caught the light for a sec and then blasted the next section and really put it to myself on the last up. I turned the corner and headed to the lake, I didn’t let up and hit the lake hard. the wind was nasty! but I was moving diving into the corners, sprinting out, I dig the lake…. I came accross the dam and had to stop to try out my new panoramic pic app on the Iphone 🙂

I need more practice….

Back at it I headed on to miramesa and over to black mnt road for one last good climb… I forgot how steep that can be but I gave it a good run! east on the 56 path and up sabre springs I kept it in Big ring all the way to work! even past the post office that was pushing it for me 🙂

Start Time: 17:20:00
End Time: 18:48:00
Time Taken: 01:28:28
Route: Lake Mirramar to black mnt
Total Distance: 22.99 mi.
Burned: 1,008 (kcal)
Workout Weight: 150.0 lbs.
Effort: Hard
Quality: Good
Pace: 44:07 (min) 03:49 (avg) 02:01 (max)
Speed: 1.36 (mi/hr) (min) 15.59 (mi/hr) (avg) 29.44 (mi/hr) (max)

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Lunch ride

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My stomach was still not right but I headed out for a lunch ride intent on putting in a good effort. We headed down to the 56 and the guess were moving. I let them go to start figuring I could catch them on the next lill bump up. But I gave um too much of a leash and I had to push hard to regroup with them, did it on the next bump up. I held my own and took a pull or two to the base of the climb we were moving fast and I had a stitch on my side from my stomach ache… We hit the climb and I just wanted to stay with the group as we were def moving today. We got strung out and I gave a couple guys some leash with the intent on pushing hard at the top. I was sitting in 4th with 50yrds to 3rd and 100 yrds to 1/2. I got out of the saddle and hit the gas, caught and passed #3 much to his dismay but 1/2 were just out of reach. Down the other side I tried to get the guys to take even pulls but when it came time for my pull I got a nice windy slight uphill…. then as soon as I was done it was time to go left and up a bump…. not great timing and I got dropped. I caught back on at a crazy steep section 13% as I hammered out of the saddle and got myself back in to #3. down and up to RB high I stayed in that #3 spot. Cruised back to work a beat man 🙂

Start Time: 11:35:00
End Time: 12:30:00
Time Taken: 00:55:01
Route: Greg Loop +
Total Distance: 14.28 mi.
Burned: 750 (kcal)
Workout Weight: 150.0 lbs.
Effort: Hard
Quality: Ok
Pace: 21:10 (min) 03:51 (avg) 01:36 (max)
Speed: 2.83 (mi/hr) (min) 15.57 (mi/hr) (avg) 37.33 (mi/hr) (max)

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