Back on the bike today after taking several days off. I should have biked yesterday if I wanted warmer temperature but the overcast sky just didn’t draw me out but otoday’s clear blue sky did. It was cooler than I prefer but with a long sleeve thermal jersey, windbreaker jacket, leg warmers and shorts I was prepared and comfortable. The wind had a chill in it with 66 degrees at the 11:54 AM start. Wind was from the north at 12 mph. For some variety I rode the Blue Norcross AL bike. While the bike is heavier than the Stradalli the pedals turn so effortlessly.
I wanted to ride at least once before Thanksgiving to prepare for all of the food.
Now that my November goal has been exceeded and I am in good shape for the year’s goal as well I didn’t feel the need to ride too far so I chose the “Atascocita – Walden” route for a total of 23.8 miles. With the shorter distance no rest stop was necessary.
Nothing out of the ordinary during the ride but I did experience some car driver friendliness at a couple of 4 way stops when they waved me to go even though they had the right of way.
Finishing the ride at 1:43 PM the temperature had improved to 68 but the wind still had a bite to it especially in the shade. By Friday it should be back in the 70’s and be more to my liking.