After breakfast, the day started with a nice sunny, warm, amazingly dry ride of about 43 miles exploring Dove Mountain and the NE part of Tucson.
The chatting subsided as we got 'to work'. Our workout was:
WU: 35 minute steady build
4 x 7 minutes at 60% of threshold / 70% of threshold / 80% of threshold / 90% of thereshold
followed by, 3 x 5 minutes at 80% of threshold / 70% of threshold, 60% of threshold
Everyone was working hard, even on of our infamous ride leaders!
and while some of it looked like it was going be all uphill...
Everyone tried to stay together and encourage each other along and....