Indoor Ride Despite the Sunshine

I rode indoors again despite the beautiful day (although it’s a bit cold).  I think this winter proves that for me to ride outdoors I need someone to pull me outside to do it.  A need a partner in crime.  Maybe I’m getting older.  And though I started this winter dreading the trainer, I’ve actually become amenable to it.  One thing I did notice that without action tv on it’s tough to keep a good cadence, so this time I plugged into my ipod.

Ride stats:   Distance:  18.1 miles    Time: 56 minutes   MPH: 21

Playlist: Brandi Carlise, Justin Timberlake, Ani DiFranco, Judas Priest, Heavy D, Blur, Madonna, Aerosmith, Chris Pureka, Pink  (yeah-I know–my tastes are…um…varied) —Karen


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About Karen

Mid-life female amateur athlete focused on cyclocross, mountain biking, and road cycling. Always looking to see what is around the next bend in the road.

One response to “Indoor Ride Despite the Sunshine”

  1. markowe says :

    Amazing, you can get used to anything..! I still haven’t tried a trainer (no room in our apartment, maybe I could do it on the balcony, but it would defeat the object!), but I have been doing loads of SWIMMING to keep up some kind of fitness over the winter..!

    I mean, swimming?!

    I hated it at first, but as I my “swimming fitness” has improved, I have actually started to enjoy it! Scary!

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