Because I Need to Say Something

First of all I completely forgot to mention that I met Bex a couple weeks ago. We had drinks and the most delicious Brie and pear quesedilla in the world. Oh how i love living in California with all this great food and how I love meeting my internet friends, not necessarily in that order but both at once is a real bonus.

Second of all thanks for the well wishes on my neck. It started feeling better Saturday so I rode on Sunday (even though I spent 1 hour in the trainer on Saturday). This is elevation map of the ride. It looks so completely crazy!

I let the hill win for a little bit on the way back. It’s hard to see from that elevation map but there is a sharp hill with a summit that falls along a general incline. I gave it up about 60 feet from the top and at the time it seemed like a total defeat but overall it was but a blip in a pretty tough ride. The coolest part about this ride is that I went with a woman from my race club who just needed to find a riding partner for a 5 hour training ride for her next HIM. It was a huge win/win for both of us to find each other because I just needed to get out there. I went 3 hours to her 5 but we both had a great time. All hail terra firma race clubs and email lists!

Third of all I spent hours yesterday glued to IronmanLive watching people cross the finish. A great race was had by some and a race that resulted in a painful but successful finish was had by others but even that is a great race. Congratulations to everyone who got out there and toed the line.

I’ll try to get back to being interesting soon.

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5 Responses to Because I Need to Say Something

  1. Nytro says:

    why is everyone hurt in blogland? me thinks it is contagious!

    hope you feel better soon!

  2. shelley says:

    Pears and Brie..yummmy

  3. bex says:

    I’m glad you’re feeling better! And perhaps we could go for a bike ride next time I’m in your neck of the woods, although I’ll be much slower than you.

  4. IronJenny says:

    That map looks like uh… well, it must be really scenic anyway.
    glad you are feeling better! can’t wait to see you in Wisconsin!!!

  5. IHateToast says:

    too respectable lookin’ to be bloggers.
    glad i’m behind. i don’t like hearing about sore bits. i hope the pears and brie did it for the neck. i think warm brie slathered on a neck would loosen any muscle.

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