Tonight & this weekend

Tonight the Roaming Ride group knocked off a 29 mile loop starting at the Piedmont Triad Farmers Market. I billed it as a relatively easy ride — around 17 mph — but it turned out to be quite a bit faster. We had the largest group yet this year (about 30 riders), and some folks liked the fast pace while others weren’t so pleased. The recurring issues of big groups, disagreements over the right pace (Fwiw, the right pace is whatever I say it is. My ride, my rules.), and so forth are getting in the way of my enjoying this ride. More on this later.

The Tour to Tanglewood is up next. 100 miles on Saturday, about half that on Sunday. And it looks like the weather’s going to be perfect.