Nice and cool, the air was clean … but the air was thick; once again, had problems breathing, even on essentially flat ground. But it still felt good to get out there for a little while and get the heart pumping and the legs turning. Hopefully tomorrow will be easier, like last weekend.
So tonight is the Opening Ceremonies for this year’s Winter Olympic Games in Torino, Italy. The games haven’t even started yet, and already there is a doping controversy, with the news that 12 cross-country skiers have been temporarily suspended for abnormally high hemoglobin and/or hematocrit numbers. Of course, these are not proof of doping, but […]
Thanks for the company today, Chase … and thanks for making me stop to smell the flowers. Current weight: 210.0 lbs (95.3 kg). 2014 mileage: 815.4 miles (1312.28 km).
View Larger Map Felt much better on the bike today; not great … not even good … but better than yesterday, which isn’t that difficult to accomplish. Struggled up Emigration to the first switchback at Pinecrest, then along Wasatch over Parley’s Way. Stopped at Barbacoa to grab a burrito (stuffed into my jersey pocket), then […]