Saturday, July 10, 2010
Run and Bike
I had a 10 mile run planned for this weekend. When I woke up I checked the weather and went Oh My. While the temp was 73 - the humidity was something like 95% with a dew point of 70. Arggggggggg
I shouldn't have checked the weather- I was pretty much defeated before I started. I ran 8 instead of the planned 10. Although I am happy with the 8 - it just means I will be doing 10 again next weekend.
I just could not convince myself to run the last 2 miles. Came home and stretched and then watched some of the Tour. Wow they can bike.
I then convinced my son to bike with me. I took advantage of having a good pacer with me and we did a 35 miler. It was hot and humid and I swear the wind was ALWAYS in our face. That always seems to happen - I am always heading into the wind. ?????
I am using my hybrid bike. Maybe I am crazy. I am going to go try out a road bike tomorrow???? I have been trying to figure out if a road bike will make that much difference. We will see what I think. Any opinions from other bikers? Am I crazy to try and ride a hybrid that is pretty heavy for 150 miles - especially when I am the oldest person on the team????
Tomorrow I am biking with a friend. We will either do 15 or add another 12 to make 27. She hasn't biked this year - so I am thinking that the 15 will be plenty for her. But we will have to see.
I will let you know how my ride went and how I liked the road bike.
PEACE - stay cool out there and make sure to drink lots of water.