Five Weeks Left — Is It All Uphill?
This image went up on the official website recently. It is sobering. When people go to upstate New York to ride, they ride mountains.
On Saturday, I did a 104 mile ride with 2,523 feet of climbing. I went out toward a place near Frederick, Maryland called Sugar Loaf Mountain. I rode hills.
It took 5 hours and 44 minutes and the weather was fantastic — no headwinds to speak of, no rain.