It was wild having a bystander photograph the start to the Wednesday ride tonight. Normally I’m taking the pictures, so I’m not in any of them.
The Wednesday ride is an intermediate pace, intermediate difficulty ride about 36 miles long. Speeds vary — about 16-18 mph to start, and I suspect that slows a bit on the hills. I can’t keep that pace up for long, so I’m usually dragging behind by the time we get through Traditions and out to the Expo Center. I ride my slow and steady pace, occasionally cutting a rest short to get ahead for a little bit. The last two weeks, I’ve turned back early. Everyone’s been supportive of me being out there, which is much appreciated.
If anyone knows Roger from chemistry, the photographer, assuming I got that name right, please forward him this post with a big thanks from the ride crew!