D2D Day

Demoralized. That's the word that popped right into my head when I reached the first turn at the bottom of St. Andy's hill. I see the road rising at a 10% grade for the next quarter mile then turning out of sight getting steeper all the time.

I have to learn to not look up. The moment I do my cadence drops by 15 rpm and my bike slows to a slugs pace. It ruins the whole climb. Nonetheless, I made it up, was able to do in a reasonable time too, but not nearly in the manner I want. I gotta learn to pound out a better cadence up in my second chainring. This granny gear stuff is nonsense.

I hate that climb. And I've got some work to do.

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