Sunday, March 20, 2011

A Beautiful Day For A Beating

So last night I was hanging around and saw that a fellow riding buddy John had posted that he was going to ride Case sunday morning. My body said take a break but my mind said get out there and pedal! So sure enough I went with my first instincts. The forecast was looking good with sun showing it's warm face and mid 30s for the morning. I was awoken before my alarm at 7:30 to the sound of our fluffy white dog having a puke on the bed....I ran him to the bathroom and let him finish the rest. He seems to do this a couple times a year and the vet has told us that all is ok. It was very hard to get my eyes going since the night before we went bowling and got home late. I was tired but I was very excited about the ride this morning. So i got dressed up had some cereal and was out the door. Unfortunately I had to go without my bud bentley since I figured it was best to rest since we just started the season and his body needs to adjust. It made me sad leaving without him but I would have the company of three other riders. I arrived at the case lot and we got to riding quick. It was chilly but it was awesome to be pedaling, the guys set a pretty normal quick steady pace, my legs were surprisingly in good shape and feeling like they had some power in there. We headed up blue to do the standard loop these guys like to do. Conditions were great, the sun was up and dirt was great. I was keeping up with the guys surprisingly and we were having a good old time. We reached the reservoir which was about 1/2 way point and my legs were starting to tire. Luckily I was not the only one. But the hard climbing was over and the rest of the trail was fairly quick and very familiar. Hit the car and my legs were feeling like jello. It was a great ride and I can't wait to get out again. We got 3 days of rain in the forecast so let's hope it doesn't rain too much.

2nd trip of case

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1 comment:

  1. i love your posts. hopefully we'll get nicer weather so you can keep blogging and taking bentley with you