Friday, January 28, 2011

Back in the saddle AGAIN!!!

27 MILES
After 4.5 months of not cycling!!!! 
It was awesome it was my first official ride out here in the PNW!!!  I had my tires pumped and ready to go and my phone rang and a friend was wondering if I wanted to ride today so my first ride wasn't even solo! Which is probably a great thing I wasn't alone. I have a fear of getting lost and not being able to get home for hours!!! So a friend was greatly appreciated. 

-The Ride- 
Freaking kicked my butt!!!! Not only did I feel slow I was SLOW. I felt out of shape, however I still loved every last second of it.  My calf cramped a little. I was unprepared and should have had food with me the last 8-10 miles were um... Not sure I even remember them. I needed food, not good!  

-After the Ride-
I couldn't get my PPJ and chocolate milk down fast enough.  I felt beyond exhausted but was overly happy with my 1557 calorie burn. My legs are sore, I am anxious to ride again!

-No Pics-
SAY WHAT???? 
I was way to focused on where I was and just spinning the peddles that there was ZERO snapping of the camera :( 
NEXT time PROMISE!!!
 






17 comments:

Amy said...

27 miles for your first ride in a very long time is a great accomplishment! I'm not planning to do that many when I hit the road bike next and it's only been three months for me and I have been mountain bike a few times lately. Good for you!

Alma said...

nice job! very impressive!

Amanda@BustingThroughIt said...

Wow! I am so impressed! 27 miles is amazing!

Liz said...

Wow, that is a helluva distance for your first ride back! Well done!

Julie said...

Darn--I was excited for pictures! I get it though. Can't wait to see pics of your next ride!

Mom to the Fourth Power said...

So cool! You rock!!
~Margene

wannaberunnergrl said...

Nice work!! Great job getting out there after a break. You'll be 100% in no time!

Karen R said...

Wow - 27 miles??

You rock!!

Lisa Eirene said...

Awesome! Great job!

I've been getting on the bike trainer about once a week for a month. Soon the weather will improve so I can go outside!

terrid614 said...

holy wowza. great job!!!!! you must be sooo proud of yourself. my bum hurts just thinking about it! xoxo

mybizzykitchen.com said...

Holy shit - 27 miles just getting back on the bike - no wonder you were starving!!

Hope you have a great weekend!

Kristen said...

so how long does it take to ride 27 miles?

Dan O said...

Nice - spring is on the way. Keep riding...

Raegun said...

Well done - great to hear from you! You really inspired me to start my own blog and I was lucky enough to recently post some progress pics. Just wanted to say 'thanks'!
Rae
xo

Alan (Pounds Off Playoff) said...

You really ARE coming back. YES!

Alex said...

WTG!

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