Good Training in Oregon So Far

It’s cold up here but the riding is going well.  This weekend I went down to Eugene to get my bike fixed up and ride with some friends.  Yesterday Will, Chris, Mike and I went up to Salem to ride the Team Oregon group ride.  Unfortunately, the team is now probably going to avoid riding with me because I ended up getting three flats.  I had a faulty tire, a brand new Schwalbe, that was causing slow leaks.  It was very annoying and I ended up riding with about 15 psi for most of the time after we realized that putting new tubes in wasn’t solving anything.  Every 15 minutes Chris and I would pump my tire up with his frame pump.  The rest of the guys were more understanding than I would have been.  I think it’s going to be a great year racing with them.

Today Will, Chris, Mike, and I did a five hour ride after eating breakfast at Mike’s.  When Will and I headed over to his house at 8:00 it was 24 degrees.  It was difficult to leave the heated house after breakfast, although the temperature had warmed up to 27 degrees, almost too hot to ride!

One thought on “Good Training in Oregon So Far

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s