Sunday, August 16, 2009

Sunday Passing

Having terminal, let us say, "horse and carts", I did not feel much like riding a great distance. I did manage to force myself to do a Dam Ride, though.

And even though it is only twenty miles, and since I was on the Schwinn, I decided to do the Rondel Ct. hill. You will remember that I calculated the grade of the hill at 11%, not all that steep, but quite steep enough! But your mileage may vary. I climbed it in the granny-granny (24-34) gear. Lactic acid-wise, I was ok, but I was breathing pretty hard by the top of the hill. I stayed seated all the way. Except when I you-know-whated.

Speaking of gears, I REALLY like this quote from Bicycle Gearing (emphasis is mine).
"But most of your normal riding will be at 10-15 mph, or maybe 14-18 as you get stronger and spin faster."
I feel so much better!

I guess the mileage for the week is thirty miles, both bikes combined.

This is supposed to be an artistic horizontal divider. NOt so much, eh?

I hate to repeat the other people's content, but on the off-chance you are not reading their blogs, I offer this link to a funny youtube.com video demonstrating the latest dance craze.

I saw it on Cyclelicious, and he saw it on Bike Rumour. Love the Peugeot jerseys!

1 comment:

Yokota Fritz said...

Thank you for the linky love, Squeaky.

That woman sitting on the side of the road yelling at speeders is the best.

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