Temperature Lightens Up Some

Mid-afternoon rides this time of the year usually means the hottest time of the day but not for today’s ride. I left home at 2:04 with the sky showing layers of clouds with blue showing through in places. The temperature was 88 degrees. With the later start I switched from the Atascocita – Walden – [...]

Biking in the Heat of August

New Caney and Gene Campbell Road were the focus for the ride today. I left after watching stage 5 of the Vuelta a Espana at 11:22. they were racing in 34C temperatures and it was about that here. The sky had scattered clouds as I rode out with 92 degrees all the way. It was [...]

A Slip and A Loose Quick Release

I surpassed my August goal riding to Huffman today. As I turned onto Fairlake Drive from FM1960 my Garmin 510 showed 17.17 miles, enough to hit 845 miles. I now have a few more days to add to that total. The total miles for today was 32.64 at a 15.4 mph average speed. August miles [...]

Tired Legs from HH100

I didn’t think my legs were tired from Saturday at the Hotter’N Hell 100 in Wichita Falls but during today’s ride I noticed some tired muscles when I tried to speed up for a long stretch. The route took me north to Roman Forest and back to Valley Ranch. Exiting Valley Ranch I stopped at [...]