We all know Foghat’s “Slow Ride, Take It Easy.” That’s been the theme of the last 2 days, trying to get in some recovery after the 50 mile race Saturday, and Sea Otter the weekend before. Yesterday was a 1 hour chill road spin, and today was a 2 hour mountain bike ride.
I headed to Marshall Mesa, which is nice mellow trail. I found that it was actually green and delightfully tacky from the snow a few days ago. I used to live 10 min from the trail, and now it’s a 40 min bike ride to get there. Fortunately I can do it all on paved and dirt paths. I expected my legs to feel awful today, but they actually felt pretty light of all things considered. Of course, they would burn if I pushed too hard, but I am happy with how the recovery process is going. Although it was cloudy and cool, it was a great day to be on 2 wheels with knobby Continental tires!
Tomorrow will be a little harder of a day on the bike, but still nothing crazy. It will be more of a skills day I think. It’s good to be home!!!! (I am still not unpacked – my floor is very cluttered, and instead of doing that tonight, I’m going to my Kim’s house for dinner! Woohoo!
what are you listed for the FR50 racing for Sobe Cannondale??
Hmm. I better have them fix that!! Thanks.