Day’s Verse:
Flee the evil desires of youth, and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart
2 Tim 2:22
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Today’s route:

The Route

The elevation profile:

Elevation Profile

In words: 3,628 feet of climbing on an 80°F day, with >50% humidity and intermittent thunderstorms. I did have a good 12-mph or so tailwind and averaged 14.9 miles an hour, maxing out at 38 mph down one hill or another. All that going up meant that I did get to go down often, too; home is lower than church, so all church-to-home rides end with a net loss of elevation. Unfortunately church is in a remarkably hilly area, so those rides also always entail loads of climbing anyway. So now I am very tired, having ridden the requisite 140 weekend miles, plus a bit over 100 commuting miles. Good thing I have tomorrow off. My legs might go on strike otherwise. Continue Reading >>