John is one of those guys that whips up on guys half his age and is usually driving the pace up when he gets on the front. The remora in me loves the chance to jump on a fast wheel.
Winds picked up as we returned, 21 gusting to 31, made for some good fun chasing John downhill with a tailwind easily holding 30+ mph coasting in an aero-tuck for portions.
It's no 198 mile ride with a sprint finish but we kept it clean.
And a pic for proof that the base coat was laid: