Tagged: century

Lauren with the red Trek

Hotter’n Hell? Nope. Hot as? Probably.

Couldn’t find a good enough reason to trek to Wichita Falls for the annual roasting of 10,000 plus cyclists, but I did manage to find a century from my usual Saturday morning group ride. Wow. Slower moving speed, but a new PR overall time of 7 hours 35 minutes makes me pretty happy. Thanks to Todd and Beth (not her real name) for a fantastic day on fantastic roads touring the...

Red bike on the parkway

My first century

Today, I rode 100 miles on my bicycle – actually, 101. I rolled out of the parking lot at XL Cycle Shop in Plano at 7:30 am with a group of dedicated crazy people – the official ride was canceled because of the cold weather and wind. As we rolled north out of the parking lot on Independence, I realized finally that I was going to do this thing! It was...