There looked to be a sizable storm front moving in tonight. So I went for a solo ride, and to be honest I wasn't really in the mood for distance, but seeing as Jack was safe at home with Dad, I decided to take advantage of my solo ride and go for speed.
Now lets remember, when I talk about speed it means anything over 7 mph! But where my averages are usually around 5mph on hills, tonight they were around 7. My top speed was 13 mph on the flat and that's pretty good for me. The weight difference was really noticeable and I felt pretty light! I built up quite the sweat and felt like super woman when I finally pulled in the driveway. One other thing I noticed tonight was that my knee pain came back a little, then I remembered I had adjusted my saddle after Kyle rode my bike and had forgotten to adjust the tape that I use as a guide- therefore my saddle was back in its lower position- amazing what 3/4" difference can make!
I went a new route and found this cool windmill and a nice little dirt trail that follows a small creek, I think I will go back there with Kyle and Jack on our next ride and venture down the trail.
It's hard to see, but there is a tiny little bicycle at the bottom of the windmill.
I wrote a small post for Momentum Magazine this week, I'm pretty excited to have something on their website, so I thought I'd share the link with my readers here:
I know these "30 days of biking" posts can seem a little repetitive, but I have dedicated myself to writing and riding daily this month, and I intend to see it through with 100% success . With only 5 days left I find myself a little sad that April is coming to a close, but also excited that I get to start a new chapter in this amazing journey.