Rode the Tantalus Time Trial yesterday. Like every other time I've rode this hill, it rained. I'm beginning to not like this hill, not because it's a difficult climb, but because it always rains and the roads suck. Climbed the 4.5 mile hill in 25:11. Not sure what the results were, since I didn't stick around for awards, but I'm pretty sure my race was good enough to put me in the middle of the pack. I'd like to think I could do better, maybe if I rode this hill occasionally, or had I skipped the Jack in the Box earlier in the week...maybe those 3 beers and a cream puff weren't the best meal the night before a race.
The ride down the hill sucked...it was rainy and cold. I could barely see in front of me due to being pelted in the face with rain. Road conditions are horrible with loose gravel everywhere.
Here I am at the start, getting my pre-race prostate exam.