9 Jun 2001 gleblanc
The first half of the bike ride in was tough. My legs
complained the entire time. Once I got over onto this side
of the river, and I'd gotten well warmed up, going was a lot
easier. I managed to drink my "required" 2 cups of gatorade
on the way to work yesterday morning, but almost none on the
way home. I didn't drink much on the way in this morning
either, but I managed to drink it down after I got in to
My mom and I went out to the Velodrome to watch the races
tonight. There were some good races, and one of the guys I
ride with at the Wednesday night classes was out there
whooping ass. I'm getting familar with the names of the
races, but I'm still pretty unclear on what names go with
what events. There are a -lot- of different events out at
the track. It was pretty fun watching the races, although
it got a bit nippy, even though it was 80 degrees when we
left to go out there. There's a pretty good breeze in the
Oh, the bike ride home wasn't so rough... 14.7 miles an
hour. Slower than I'd like, but I'll keep working on it.
Maybe I need more hill climbing time. Actually, I'll bet
most of the slowdown is because downtown was nearly
impossible to navigate, because there's a parade tonight.
The traffic was horrid, and nobody gave me any breaks.