Saturday, September 8, 2012
First Century complete!
Here's the short of it! I'll do a full race report tomorrow and upload the few photos I took. Right now it's Netflix time.
The course: Rough! So hilly! (And my course was the easier of the two Century options.) I actually had to walk my bike up a few hills, and according to my Garmin (no clue if it's accurate) I hit speeds of 30 mph going downhill. Now that was fun.
The event: The Highlander Cycle Tour, Corkscrew Century. I highly recommend it, they did a great job from start to finish.
My time: 8:07, a 12.5 mph pace.
The weather: Miles 1-50 - cool, light rain; miles 50-70 - pouring rain, I could barely see at some points! Then at Mile 70 it cleared up and at Mile 90 the sun came out -- glorious!!