The first ride of 2020

Two weeks. Two weeks I couldn’t find a day with weather good enough to take Battle Cat out for a ride. Too much rain to ride in the woods, too windy to ride anywhere in the open without having to fight massive sidewinds and headwinds.

Yesterday was the first sunny day of this new year over here and I pounced on the chance to get even a short, mid-day ride in.

It took me longer than expected to get into the groove on this ride and for some reason my heart rate was higher than usual. So instead of overdoing it, I kept it short with a few good climbs.

I came home grinning, happy, and dirty; the way it should be.

Alex Hoffmann @mangochutney