That what the training schedule called for.
And although a pile of miles is MUCH funnier done in a new environment, I just couldn’t do it after being gone for the last two weekends. So, long local rides are what’s on the menu for this weekend.
In reality, I’m looking forward to doing more and more long ride weekends. It forces me to seek out new routes, trails and friends.
AAANNNNDDD it allows me more wiggle room in my eating habits. Yes, I know that it’s good to be light as a feather on your bike… but we all aren’t pros that depend on the winning paycheck.