2006-03-16 Bike

Afternoon bike. Normal route + Miller's Gap climb + over to Sample Bridge and back. The new 12-27 cassette helped, but I could use an even lower gear. Gerrit was on his cyclocross bike, and never had to stand (his lowest gear is something like 22-25.) I guess the 39-27 combo on J is low enough to do what I need. HR peeeked at 176.

53 mph on the descent, according to my new cyclecomputer (which might not be 100% accurate). My water bottle almost launched, so I had to put it back in one-handed during the steepest part of the descent. Scary stuff!