This one is quick, sorry. The signal here is not strong. I’m up in the mountains again, and it is COLD.
The day started off pretty well. I slept a lot last night to try and recover, and did a lot of icing and compressing of my knee and arm after being hit by a van yesterday. It seemed to work pretty well. The knee is still a little swollen but I am pretty sure it is just on the surface, and it felt fine on the bike today.
The arm is a little less good, I could definitely feel it through the day, especially when I tried to climb even little hills on the bike. I am icing and compressing more now though, so hopefully it will be perfect tomorrow.
As for the riding, I didn’t do a great deal today. I headed out ok, but ended up in a valley where basically my only option was to take major highways with no shoulder, or get on the train. I took the train over to the next valley, then started riding again.
I didn’t quite get to tomorrow’s start, but then no-one is quite sure what will happen with the race tomorrow. The forecast is for extreme cold with lots of snow. If that happens the course will be changed, possibly a lot. Right now, from where I am, it feels like that will happen.
It is beautiful here mind you. I took some wonderful pictures, but with the signal I have, or lack of it, uploading them is just not an option. Oh well, gives me one more thing to hope for from tomorrow.
I will let you know what is happening as soon as I know, but until then, stay safe and enjoy!
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