Summer Heat

The summer heat is upon us once again and our air conditioning chose this weekend to pack in. Fabulous. 

Today I opted to do a long bike ride with some friends rather than run. 63 miles with a few quite tough hills. It was also very warm ending at about 95F. Phew!

The new gears on the bike were good and I only had to drop down to the small chainring for a brief 21% grade hill… The rest were manageable in my big chainring with some considerable effort. 

The heat did become quite repressive towards the end of the ride. After being out in it for six hours I was done. 

The others tell me we did about 4000ft of climbing but I tracked it as only 3200ft. 

Now to try and keep cool without air con…

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