I know this song is all about expectations,
but this is a song I like to hear somewhere
around the middle of a long ride...
when I am starting to feel Numb.
On short 20 - 30 mile rides,
I know what my body needs to keep functioning
and keep cycling, but I am still learning
what I need to do to keep my knees from freezing
and locking up,
and what I need to do so I don't feel
like my lungs are going to explode
on those longer rides.
Or especially in the middle of a long incline...
I hate long inclines.
Are you watching the Tour de France...?
I have watched it the last 2 years.
It's inspirational even though I know
I will never be at their level.
I kinda wish I had watched it as a kid
because it definitely would have been
inspiring then, and maybe I would have
trained more and done more when I was younger...
Anyway, this was their stage profile from yesterday... yikes!
And this was their final climb... eek!
We have some hills nearby which are similar,
and I am med control for a local race
the Tour of the Unknown Coast...
This is not something I would want to do on a bike...
Talk about feeling numb...