I think the long layoff from consistent commuting, whether caused by scheduling or injury, has caught up. I hate to complain, so I really won't, but it occured to me yesterday that I hadn't been on a bike for more than 2 days in a row in a LONG time, and this morning I felt tired. (Thursday) Add in the rain, and no matter how hard I was pushing I could yield no more than 13 MPH. Ugh... It still beats driving, and so - instead of fighting against it and making things worse - I geared down, and slowed down to enjoy my surroundings. THAT worked. I arrived fresher, relaxed. If I can remember that from time to time, I thnk I'll be better for it. All in all, not much to say, but a good, good day. The ride home was humid, and no falling precip -- so, I got to enjoy the swollen creek's soundtrack and meander along the trail watching birds hunt for worms and the like. Hit the bed like a sack of dirt, though.... not unusual for my return to consistent commuting AND especially hectic workdays. More about Friday's ride later on...
Hope you are all well!
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