Mary of Chasing Mailboxes launched another fun “Coffeeneuring Challenge” this year (see her blog for all of the details and rules, and in the fine tradition of randonneuring, there’s lots of rules!)
Finally got a chance to officially ride the Del Puerto Canyon 200k this year (last year TBO and I missed it and rode it as a permanent instead.) I was happy to roll with Ann and Denise at their pace so I could socialize, take photos and just take it easy after being lazy for most of this month after Taste of Carolina.
Huddle House vs. Waffle House
I didn’t sleep as well the second night; despite my exhaustion, it took me a while to fall asleep and I kept restlessly waking up at odd increments. Read More
Here Comes the Rain Again
I felt decently well-rested after five hours’ sleep, and we were ready to go after a breakfast of instant oatmeal made with the help of our hotel room’s microwave. Read More
Back in August, when an unexpected IT band injury (which fortunately yet inexplicably disappeared after a few days) forced me to drop out of the Santa Cruz Randonneurs’ Central Coast Randonee (3CR), I dwelled on my DNF in a prolonged self-pitying funk that lasted several weeks. Read More