Terry told me that it was 90 degrees when he left the house. I thought I was going to fry for sure. I loaded the camelback with a quart of ice cubes and a quart of Gatoraide with the hopes that would keep me cool.
We took the same route, basically, that we did last week. The return was slightly longer; I mapped it out here.
I was feeling really good so I started on the big chainring and I kept it there the whole ride. That was probably what doomed Terry. For the first time ever, it was he who was dragging at the end. Usually I have a good well intentioned start, but fade. Maybe I am finally getting fit!
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