Bike
  • 50m
  • 18.00 miles
  • 21.60 Mi/hr

Kinetic group ride on Zwift. Got dropped after second lap

Strength
  • 20m

6 x 10 Smith machine squats, sets 1-2 45#, sets 3-4 50#, sets 5-6 55#
6 x 10 leg press, sets 1-2 70#, sets 3-4 80#, sets 5-6 85#
6 x 10 leg curl, sets 1-2 45#, sets 3-4 50#, sets 5-6 55#

It's 35 degrees at 5 AM and sounds like that's about as warm as today is going to be. Probably another Zwift ride on the docket for today.

Bike
  • 32m
  • 11.00 miles
  • 20.62 Mi/hr

More early morning Zwifting

This early morning Zwifting is getting to be habit-forming. I don't even put on bike shorts, just ride in my PJs (well, I do pull on bike shoes). No problems yet.

We've got a visitation to go to tonight (sister of a coworker who died from cancer at age 56). I'm not entirely certain we need to go, I feel like a card would be sufficient, but I suppose that if there's any doubt, it's best to make an appearance.

I'm charging up my bike lights. If it's not too freezing cold and snowy tomorrow night, there may be a mtb ride on the trails after work.

Bike
  • 32m
  • 10.00 miles
  • 18.75 Mi/hr

Another early morning Zwift session

Bike
  • 32m
  • 9.00 miles
  • 16.88 Mi/hr

The time change has my sleep schedule in disarray, decided to get a workout in

Strength
  • 30m

6 x 10 Smith Machine squats, 1-2 45#, 3-4 50#, 5-6 55#
6 x 10 Leg Press, 1-2 70#, 3-4 75#, 5-6 80#
6 x 10 Leg Curls, 1-2 50#, 3-4 52#, 5-6 55#

Bike
  • 2h 00m
  • 30.00 miles
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Zwft

The Kansas, Il ride was a bust --- the weather turned to crap during the 2 hour ride, so i opted not to ride. Steve did and said it was brutal. It took a lot out of him. I waited for him in the van and took the most amazing long nap.

In just the year since the last time we did this ride, this little town has lost its only restaurant and I noticed that the roofs on some of the buildings on the town square have collapsed. The race itself left something to be desired. The finish line is actually on a road about a mile from the start, and it was unclear to riders who podiumed what the plan was to receive awards, as the race director and crew were out at the finish line. I don't think we'll do this event again.

So today the plan is to take down our Halloween decorations, do some weights and probably a Zwift ride.

Headed out this morning for the town of Kansas, Illinois, which is about 2 hours east, over by the Indiana border, for the Illinois Kanza. It's just me and Steve going -- the cold kept everyone else home. Hoping the snow we had doesn't make for muddy conditions.
Considering we had snow on the ground and wind, we had a fair amount of trick or treaters. It looked like the a lot of parents were driving the kids in the car and letting them out at houses that had the lights on rather than walk the neighborhood. I can't say that I blame them.

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  • Bentonia Burner Gravel Race (Cycle)
    2/22/2020 Bentonia, Mississippi
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    3/14/2020 Stillwater, Oklahoma
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