BVC-CHAT Monday Social Ride
cmenzel at tamu.edu
Sun Aug 20 15:56:23 CDT 2006
On Sun, Aug 20, 2006 at 03:44:13PM -0500, Jackie Pomeroy wrote:
> Okay, I'm a female newbie. I'm going to be really brave and show up
> for the Mon night social ride tomorrow night (at Regina's suggestion).
> I live about 45 minutes away.
> I've been riding for 3 weeks now, a former distance runner. My
> longest rides have been 18 and 22 miles by myself. Total mileage is
> about 150 miles. My current goal is to ride a fully supported 100
> mile Century in October and finish. This is subject to modification
> after I see how the next few weeks go.
> It looks like I'm averaging about 12 to 13 mph on courses that have
> some hills. I don't believe I am pushing myself as hard as I could,
> but I don't want to burn myself out or turn myself off to this sport.
> I think I'll do better and ride a little faster if I ride in a group.
> I don't have a cadence computer or a heart monitor, but I'm having a
> lot of fun!
> Will I fit in with this group??
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