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Ride to Work and Back - Fitting it all in

On July 30th I had a scheduling dilemma. I needed to be at an SAA meeting in the evening and also ride 40kms. The weather in Richmond had been extremely hot (35C+) during this week with no rain for weeks.

That's when I had the bright idea to ride to work and back. The distance is just shy of 60kms round trip so I was sure Coach K would approve of the extra KMs broken up into two halves.

My route is very flat with only one bridge to cross and a bike lane for almost 100% of the ride. The ride to work was wonderful. The temperature was still cool and traffic was relatively light. The way home was much hotter and had more traffic but I had nothing but time to get home.

Each way I managed in just over an hour for a round trip of 2 hours and 16mins and just under 60kms.

Great way to fit it all in.

Happy Training!


Runner Leana said…
I am a big fan of the run or bike commute to work as an attempt to fit it all in. Nicely done!

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