It's been pretty hecticc over the last week and change between the epic holiday parties for Memorial Day (2 BBQ's and 1 street festival), storms on and off and getting a few good rides in.
Unfortunately my plans for a big ride last weekend went up in BBQ Smoke, but a good time was had regardless. The Sowebo festival in B-more was a good time, saw some good bands, drank a fair amount of beers, bought some t-shirts and relaxed.
I got my rear mtb tire back on Thursday from the shop, having it re-tensioned after whatever went wrong with it and caused it to de-tension almost half way apparently. I could have done the ride on the cross bike again, but this was funner for sure doing the bigger stuff in the 2nd half of Accotink.
Had a HUGE turn out for the ride due to one of the regular's birthday being that day. I think we had 36 or 37 riders in 5 groups. Trails were in better shape in general than the last 2 weeks for sure.
The next morning though I hurt, shoulders and abs in a way I don't usually feel from mtb. Must have been from being off it for 2 weeks really.
Also had a self fitness sprint out the WO&D on wednesday doing about 28 miles in a bit over 90 minutes. Forgot to start the gps at first. D'oh. The street crossings really suck as I wasn't in a group so I usually fully stopped or almost did to cross roads. Didn't get passed the whole way out or back which felt good, passed a fair amount of people at various paces. 18 mph is a gas.
Finally bottling the Choco-PeanutButter-Milk Stout tonight. Bottling sucks but it's gotta be done and I want to get the IPA under way soon. It's a Rogue clone.