25
Mar
08

Bike Ride Around Chandler

bike ride around chandlerIt was a nice bike ride. My sit bones are not quite used to riding that far, so I was hurting a bit by the end. some of the roads were not very road bike friendly as they not only didnt have a bike lane, but they didn’t have a shoulder – so I just had to ride in a car lane with traffic. Yikes! I had fun waving to all the people also out there biking and running and walking strollers around. I also had fun racing cars off the line like I was some sort of dragster. LOL. So, here I am 34.5 miles later after the ride. This trip does confirm that I really would have liked to have an Edge bike computer, or well, any bike computer so I could have seen how fast I was going and how far I had gone. I think it would have been nice to have a cadence sensor too, even though I have never tried riding with cadence. Seemed like it would have helped out some. It would have also been nice to have a route where I was not stopping at every light too. I guess on the plus side, I got plenty of practice clipping in and clipping out! Oh, and riding in just bike shorts wasn’t as weird as I thought it would be. Probably more comfortable than shorts or the shorts/spandex combo.

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