Group of 10-ish and plenty of new faces, one of which is rejoining the pace after a 6 year hiatus from 10 years of racing. I enjoyed his stories of Larry and other characters from back in the day. OG racers.
Wouldn’t take long for this to burn off and start cookin:
New kids stick out about as much as my freakishly shapen arms:
Martin joins us just long enough to try and find long ride takers and heads off on Ironman training when we turn around for home. I’ve tentatively agreed to 100+ for tomorrow but am highly skeptical it will happen.
One scoop of chocolate Muscle Milk naturals and water:
How to spot the triathlete in any group of cyclists:
After I flatted and all but JB and Greg went on, JB proceeds to set a blistering pace that wore my desire to push hard down to near nothing. I wished Greg good luck tomorrow in Peoria and snapped the ceremonial “ see ya “ moment:
Tired, out of fluids, and miles from home I got to patch another flat in true yard sale style:
Good ride in the sense that I made it home safe. Made the nap this afternoon all the sweeter.
The hydrangea is going to out grow this spot quickly, need to figure out where to put it:
Blue Mouse Ears got beat up in a bad spot and has put on two new leaves after transplanting: