Gear Junkie

4 11 2009

There’s nothing like going on a bike ride with college students to realize how much gear I have! Today was the ‘trial run’ of my bike clothes for Beach2Battleship this weekend. A little late I know but it’s so hard to know what the weather will be like this time of year. SO, the key word for my bike outfit is LAYERS!
I can peel ’em off like a bananna! I will wear a (old and disposable) set of ear warmers under my helmet, my VERY favorite TEAM G bike jersey, my fab-U-lous Cannondale arm warmers, a throw away dri fit shirt on top of the jersey/arm warmer combo, maybe my light cannondale vest, my oomph! tri shorts, Paul’s super comfy sugoi R&R compression socks & warm and fuzzy toe covers. Sheesh, that’s a lot of gear to put on, I’m guessing my t1 time will be a little long!
Truth be told Paul and I have a little bit of gear obsession. We really do have one of everything, hmm, well two of everything : )
I feel at ease with the race this weekend, I’m not physically prepared but I am mentally ready. I’m ready to rise above and conquor the pain!!

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5 11 2009
Kate

yes, kati, you have gear, lots of it! how's the due date shaping up? I didn't get to masters class this week–i have the flu!!! Crap. it is horrible being sick and without energy. I never want to feel like this — i guess that's what it is like to be out of shape. I took S swimming tonight for her to get some exercise, and I was winded just doing some ups and downs. Swimming next to B.H. did not help.

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