Aghh….Silly computers/phone and internet. I’m not sure what took place butmy previous post just disappeared. Sorry to all those that read it, liked it and shared it.
I don’t plan to try and recreate what I wrote before, but this photo gives you a great indication of how cold it was on yesterdays ride. It was 20 degrees without the wind in our faces. The googles did a great job keeping my eyes from watering and my face warm. The Rapha deep winter base layer did an amazing job keeping my head/face warm as well and the hard shell jacket was spot on, helping keep the wind from eating away at the skin.
OK. Until the next time…later today or tomorrow.
There’s something to be said for wanting to drive 29 hours in about two days to Vermont from Boulder, CO….Crazy. The reason for such a feat (without needing to attend an event for work) was so that Pamela and I could make it to VT to participate in the Rapha New England Prestige. I was riding on a team and Pamela was the onsite medic. The Rapha ride was a last minute addition to our existing trip to spend time with family and show off Ellie and Penny Love in New England. The kicker for the trip was that Pamela and I both worked on the 26th of August, so we wouldn’t be leaving Boulder until around 7pm. Knowing the hurdles of trying to eat, travel and then ride/race, Pamela planned our meals for the journey. She was a rock star and made pasta and salads in jars which lived in the fridge of the van. These meals on wheels were life savers as we darted across the country avoiding ho-hum food options at service stations. Continue Reading