Ride report: Saturday 2 — Longest ride without a long break

DST: 33.7 (target 34)
AVS: 13.5 (eh)
MXS: 32.4 (don’t know – on Cañada somewhere I think)
Ride time: 2:29
Total time: 2:45

My route today is really too long to describe because I did some squirrelly things to add distance and interest, but the main streets were:
Santa Cruz (via Menlo neighborhoods) > Junipero Serra/Foothill, Arastradero > Alpine > Portola > Whiskey Hill > Cañada > Edgewood > Alameda > Atherton neighborhoods > Valparaiso > Middlefield > Willow.
Update: Ride route

Highlights: watching the fog slowly lift off the hills, view from Edgwood and Cañada, not repeating my near-hyperventilation when climbing the annoying hill on Alameda, a kid waving to me on Alameda, not feeling like utter crap right now, no one doing anything notably stupid on the road.

Lowlights: practically hyperventilating on the way up Arastradero, having to stop for both stoplights on Edgewood.

The ride was hard, but nice. It’s the longest I’ve ever ridden without a substantial break (meal-length) between portions of a ride (previous was ~31), and definitely the longest ride I’ve ever done after riding seriously for six of the previous seven days. I could really feel that my energy level at start was not what it normally is for recreational riding.

Now off to the rest of my crazy day…

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