Cycling Season: One of the Best
Aug 2014 21

In the middle of August, we are experiencing some of the best cycling weather imaginable. And for me, I have settled into a pretty regular cycling pattern.  This pattern includes at least 3 rides per week with a longer ride on Saturday or Sunday.  I am well over 3,000 miles for the year and know that 4-5,000 is reachable.  This is well beyond my initial goal for the year.

And how has this occurred?  I would say it is a direct result of some awesome weather.  When have we ever experienced such a great moderate run of temps in July and August?  There is nothing like going for a ride on July 4 and having a high temperature of 75 degrees.  And this has occurred time after time here in the Bluegrass this year.  This must be what it feels like to live in San Diego.

I have continued to improve my average speed and endurance.  My cycling skills continue to improve.  But the most important thing I have experienced: true friends in the BCC.  There are many amazing people in the BCC, but I am fortunate to include some of the top riders as true friends;  Rusty, Linn, Gene, Mark, Tim, Oleg, Ken, Stephanie, Adam, and Richard.  But I am most fortunate to have the Masher (Kevin) as a true friend who has encouraged me to become the best cyclist and person I can be.

As we continue towards the end of August, I continue to believe this is and will continue to be my best cycling season.  I am hopeful that I will continue to improve my speed and endurance.  But I am most excited to continue developing true friendships with some amazing people.

Good riding!! And better friendships!

 

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