Practice rideSeptember 16, 2016 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 68 °F
Today I decided to take my loaded bike on the 22 mile trek to my daughters. Google Maps lead me on some crazy bike trail that ended up kicking my already sore booty. I didn't eat right and I ran out of water , (something I WILL NEVER do again).
The elevation was an insane challenge which should have taken me about three hours took me closer to six. Two miles from my daughter's house i completely ran out of energy. Admitting defeat. (On the road I would have simply set up camp )I called her to come pick me up.
It was an extremely discouraging day. But at the end of it, I had to realize my accomplishments. ( with the help of many kind words from my husband and my son) This was some crazy elevation, I rode for about 28 miles, and it was my first time with all that weight on my bike. I will be okay...Read more