Extended Rest Days

I have taken a few extra rest days during this 4th of July holiday weekend.  The last time I rode my bike was Friday.  On Saturday and Sunday I took it easy hanging around the house.  My little boy was sick on the 4th, and that gave me an excuse to lay down with him and take a nap — midday even–yay!!

Monday is always a rest day for me.  I’ve been meaning to make the Tuesday morning Coffee Crew ride for a couple of months but just haven’t gotten it together.  And then today when the alarm went off at 4:30am I was so exhausted I went back to sleep.  Apparently, it was drizzling so I didn’t miss much.  While rain has never stopped me from training, I don’t like riding in packs when it rains.  It’s sketchy and in my opinion dangerous.  Over the next couple of months I will make it a point to join the group rides at least once a week to get a little intensity in my training but not if it’s raining.

My favorite ride of the week is the Wednesday ride.  I plan on making the ride tomorrow.  Thursday and Friday are up in the air right now.  A plan should materialize by tomorrow.  I would like to do the Thursday morning Coffee Crew ride and then head out to Glendora Mountain Road and do some climbing in the afternoon.  We’ll see….

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