While professional athletes are busy grinding away on the Tour of California and the Giro d’Italia, I’m prepping for my own ride…the Tour de Cure. The weather has not been cooperative, and I’ve certainly had my moments of weakness, but today was another milestone — a 72 mile ride with multiple climbs.
Overall I think I faired pretty well, although admittedly I needed a few brief breaks along the way. Next weekend I’ll tackle a similar route, although I think I’ll try to space out the climbs a bit more in an effort to mimic something more akin to the route that awaits me in June.
Here’s a look at today’s route and performance: