A Lot of Riding

Today was one of those days where the legs really felt good. I rode to work, worked a full day, rode with teammate Arlen to the East Hartford Training Series Criterium, rode the B race, rode the A race, and rode home as it got dark. It was 68 miles and 3:20 minutes of pedaling. This workout is going to pay dividends later in the summer when I really need the fitness.

The team had a great race tonight. Arlen, Wade, and Ed joined me. Ed won the race from an eight man breakaway that included Arlen and me. We really rode well together. When it feels good, is safe, and goes well, then there is nothing better than a race like this. The weather was perfect. I saw some of my highest heart rate numbers in a long time, so I know that it hurt…oh so good.

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