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Saturday, June 27, 2009


Ease off on the training. It's a smart thing to do as the big tour approaches. And so I am. Easing off. Problem is, it isn't on purpose. A couple of rides this last week have been completed at a pace well below my average, which is, in itself, pretty low. I've been passed by riders going up Bliss road at a greater relative speed than I achieve going by telephone poles on a flat. Anyway, a sore throat and the accompanying general malaise might have been responsible. A little.

On the brighter side, rides yesterday and today, while not terribly aggressive, were at least progressively better than those earlier in the week. In the end, I managed to eke out 124 miles and 8,100 feet since last Sunday. Now, if you'll excuse me, I need to go pound out another 80 miles and 5,000 feet do some more tapering.

The Trek isn't tapering though. It is, in fact, reddy to go, as evidenced in this recent photo:

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Despite your case for malaise, I imagine you'll be reddy or not!