1 Jul 2008

Eat the Fruit!

Posted by mercieb

This last weekend was the Cascade Cream Puff. What is it, you ask? 100 mile mountain bike race on some really fantastic trails in central Oregon. We went. I rode 85 of those 100 miles before I decided to save my knees. I don’t really think I’ve ever been that far on a mountain bike in one day before. I was in the saddle for 12 1/2 hours and felt really great for about 9 of those hours. Yeah, I suffered, but not too bad and I’m actually considering doing it again. The watermelon at the aid stations saved me from myself. At some points of the day, it was all I could think about and what eventually got me to the next check point. Not too much to write about just yet. I’m still processing the whole day and waiting for my legs to stop hurting. They are a little sore to say the least.

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One Response to “Eat the Fruit!”

  1. You have to be more than a little disturbed to finish that thing, so I take a bit of relief that you didn’t (this time)…

     

    Lefty

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