Coffeeneuring 2016: smoothie roads ahead
This is my second year with the challenge. I don’t drink coffee so I tried tea last year. Hot tea is too hot for Florida, iced chai is just OK. On a long ride last year, I tried a smoothie and realized this is my drink of choice after a ride. This year would just be smoothies.
I planned to start October 7 but Hurricane Matthew rolled through the area. I started almost a week later on October 13.
Thursday, October 13
70° humidity 93% wind 7-8 NNE
Windy. Rode up to Union Park. Rode my usual route backwards.
Rode up SR56 in the road to Panera. I did the short loop at WRB. The road may be complete but I didn't try it.
I ordered a Superfruit Smoothie. I don't really care for the tang of Greek yogurt but it is OK and the calorie count is low. I got my smoothie and went outside to the patio.
Ugh. Don't slurp down Smoothie too quickly or risk a brain freeze!
The ride back was a bit rough. I had a headwind all along SR56 and most of Mansfield. Also, my belly was full of smoothie. I forgot to hit resume after the stop light and lost some mileage. I lost some speed but gained it back once I turned away from the wind.
13.68 miles (bike computer)
13.2 mph (bike computer)