20171217 cycling

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I missed a day on Monday because of the weather. I rode when I wanted to stay home but I know riding helps me deal with the stress at work.

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Monday
Too cold to ride. My streak ended at 258 days. 

 splash pad at union park

splash pad at union park

Tuesday
57° humidity 70% wind 6 WNW or WSW??
I went out to BBD and rode to SR56. 
I went through Union Park. Avoided a driver in a pick up truck going to back up into his drive and didn’t see me coming. 
Moderate pace
14.74 miles
12.55 mph

 so many inflatables at union park

so many inflatables at union park

Wednesday
62° humidity 59% wind 2 NW (felt more like 7-8)
I went out in the afternoon after it warmed up and I did my errands. 
The wind was stronger than reported. It was cool in the shade. Moderate pace. 
15.06 miles
12.61 mph

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Thursday
Looked at three different weather apps to try and judge the wind speed and direction. 
49° humidity 77% wind 2 SW
Cold but at least very little wind wherever it was coming from. 
Beautiful sunrise but didn’t stop to photograph it knowing my camera wouldn’t be able to capture the colors and details. Also, I hate to stop so soon into my ride. 
Cows are being moved between pastures. 
No stops. 
Cold feet, cold cheeks, runny nose. 
9.23 miles
12.5 mph

 dark skies at meadows pointe

dark skies at meadows pointe

Friday
62° humidity 87% wind 3S
Was sunny when I started but got cloudy then drizzled when I got MPB. 
Rode through Union Park. 
Headwind along Mansfield
13.10 miles
12.5 mph

 i really need to change my tire before it completely fails

i really need to change my tire before it completely fails

Saturday
55° humidity 89% wind 3 NE
Still dark when I started. I was glad it didn’t get as cool as forecasted. 
My body was tired and wouldn’t go any faster. 
9.08 miles
12.05 mph

 why can't they just say it its a robot?

why can't they just say it its a robot?

Sunday
62° humidity 85% wind 2-8 E
Wind reported at 2. I could hear it blowing and knew it was stronger. It was warmer too and felt good. 
My legs had no power, fighting the wind was not possible. 
Broken glass along Mansfield in front of TEWMS. 
14.05 miles
12.15 mph
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