Locked gate? You think that’ll stop me? On Friday I climbed Whitney Portal Road. 11 miles with about 4,200ft elevation gain. The part past the locked gate (which starts at the bottom of the road leading to first switchback) was the best bit. No cars! Just solitary suffering, with the occasional g’day to a hiker. Greta day on a bike.
By nearly any account, you could say 2013 was difficult, but pride mixed with neverending resolve to look on the bright side kept me moving forward. I think it’s time, for me to reflect, and also celebrate. One year ago today, I got the news from my doctor after countless scans, blood draws,…
Score one for the good people. Congrats! Here’s to many, many more healthy years ahead.
The Spring Classic’s are a series of prestigious cycling races held each year within France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Dating back from as long ago as 1896, the races can be gruelling, long and very tough. Steep climbs, 200 plus kilometer routes and infamous cobbled stones are among the elements the riders’ have to battle through to gain first place in these ‘monuments’ of the cycling calander.