|Felt a little like one of these today, only faster.|
It’s a little more than 9½ miles from my house to 2nd Street in Kewaskum where the TT begins, and that distance makes for a good warmup. I knew right away that I had good legs and I thought a personal record was possible. But I didn’t expect to beat the old mark by such a big margin! I reached the Eden town line sign in 46:27, averaging 18.6 mph over the 14.4-mile course. That blows away the previous mark—set on May 23, 2010—of 49:44, an average of 17.25 mph over 14.3 miles. I don’t know how to account for the extra distance today. I will remeasure on my next trip to Eden, and I may have to settle on an average distance rather than one I have to recalculate with every attempt.
Despite being gone for a week, things are good on the home front: all laundry is done, the grass is cut, the pantry is restocked with groceries. And it looks like I don’t have a big backlog of work to sort out tomorrow, so hopefully this will be a good week of training capped off by the three-day Fourth of July weekend. What I’m training for … remains something of a mystery.