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Thursday, June 13, 2024

Nice Group Trip, Onerous Leg Day, Then Onerous Higher Day – BionicOldGuy

On Tuesday my native group went on a pleasant loop trip on a fantastic spring day. I led this one, pinch-hitting for our traditional chief Kris. We did a counterclockwise loop round Chesbro and Uvas reservoirs, with an additional out-and-back on Casa Loma street to Rancho Canada Del Oro open area. As a result of I used to be main I took my e-bike which made it simpler for me to be within the again or up entrance as wanted. I additionally used sufficient help so I didn’t should push too laborious, so this counted as a simple day despite the fact that we rode greater than 30 miles.

On Wednesday I did a solo trip on my recumbent. I experimented with leaving the 28″ again wheel on, placing the 20″ wheel again on up entrance, and placing my extra upright cruising seat on. With this configuration I re-rode my 19K San Martin time trial!!. I used to be 10% slower than having the bike in my efficiency set-up (28″ wheels back and front, extra reclined seat, and headrest), as anticipated. However my time at this time of 45:13 was a bit sooner than my earlier quickest time in “cruising configuration”, which was with 20″ wheels back and front. That’s truly excellent news, as a result of a 20″ wheel within the again will not be the perfect, the derailleur is just too near the bottom. So now I can simply swap from “cruising” to “efficiency” modes by altering seats and entrance wheel, a few ten minute job. I like this versatile bike! After the time trial I did some longer intervals after which some sprints, and I felt nice after the trip.

Yesterday I did my higher physique exercise at dwelling then went for a simple trip on my recumbent. I needed to take away some layers as a result of it bought heat on the end- it bought as much as 77 (25 C) right here at this time

Tuesday’s trip is on Strava right here. Wednesday’s right here. Yesterday right here and right here.

Chesbro Reservoir continues to be full
Heading Up Casa Loma Street
The First of Two Security Enhancements on Uvas road- The street was realigned to make it straighter, and a slender bridge was changed with a wider one. That is close to Little Uvas street
A couple of miles additional south is the second , bigger mission. This concerned a bigger bridge and retainment wall. It seems to simply want some landscaping.
Our Group (minus Bob, who took the shot) it entrance of an previous barn on Casa Loma street. Somebody mentioned the aim of the image was to indicate that there’s something on the planet in worse form than we’re!

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