Saturday was brutal. South to South West wind hollowing at 20 to 30 mph. Got in with the group and rode with them for about 10 miles then the fun began. There was a new guy in the group and I knew he wasn't going to make it. About 20 miles in, he had turned back and I asked if he was okay. He sounded discouraged but he was fine. It's a tough group to hang with but they will make you stronger a rider. You just got to hang. Anyway, I took my shortcut and the three guys from the main group caught up to me. John had me hop his wheels and told me not to rotate. So I hung to their wheels for about 3 miles but I couldn't hang. The wind was crazy. Anyway a bunch of riders passed me but it was okay. I was going at my own pace. One rider got left behind in a different group that had passed me and he was lost. So I helped him get back on track. We traded wheels for awhile until he was back on track. I finished up with 48 miles with an average speed of 14.7 mph. The wind killed me. My leg were so soar after my ride. I took a jacuzzi bath and then Danielle massaged my legs.... Ah what relief.
Sunday I took the day off.
Yesterday I rode 20.7 miles at an avg speed of 16.7 mph. I felt really good. My legs felt great! I love this time of year.
Tomorrow, I am riding with the group. I will let you know how it goes so keep peddling.