Sunday, January 14, 2007

Last Weekend of Summer (During Winter!!!)


Andy got his groove back!!! This is my first official week into the 2007 season (although about 10 weeks late). I don't consider this a big deal though, since as amateur triathletes, we can make our own race schedule. I don't think it is really going to affect my race schedule that much, but we shall see.

Yesterday was beautiful here in Georgia. Flowers are in bloom, it was almost 70 degrees, you would think it was spring time with the Masters around the corner in Augusta. Nope. It was January 13th. I'll take it. I hate riding in cold weather so much, that I acutally do not do it. I then go inside to spinning classes.

Here are my stats for yesterday

Location: SCTrail, Georiga
Time: 1 hr, 17 min 6 sec
Distance: 22.6 miles
Avg Speed: 17.5 mph
Max Speed: 25.4 mph

I had one section where I was pulling about 22mph for at least two miles. It was a very slight downhill, kind of a false flat but going down rather than up. Completely rocked some guy with a carbon Quintanna Roo with Zipp 404's yesterday, but to give him credit, he was probably on a light training ride whilst I was busting my butt.

I don't know if I will be out today or not, since I have plans with my best friend and his wife for the afternoon. I have tomorrow off for MLK Day (I love bank holidays), and I will get out there in the morning, it should be fairly quiet since some people still work on the Holiday.

It's great to finally be back, now I just need to see what all the rest of you are up to. It seems now I look at so many blogs/podcasts, that I am burning at least 10 hours a week looking at them. It is well worth it!



Shelley said...

Flowers in bloom?? WOW aren't we the lucky one..:-) It's snowing here in the great white north..hee hee

Wes said...

Yay! Adding you to my blog roll. A fellow Atlantan triathlete. Cool. Nice ride by the way. I'm not sure my little ol Trek FX 7.3 Hybrid will do 22 mph for any appreciable length of time, but I do get up to 30+ going downhill! You can tell I get excited, and I'm a newbie, cause I'm yelling, Weeeeeeee!

Andy said...

There is one more guy, he posted on one from Dec 16th. I need to email him back and look him, up, I am really horrible for not doing it up to now.

Rachel said...

I love those kind of bike rides. I'm still waiting for the day I can drop someone else.