Ivan was suppose to be here today but it looks like he will be moving west of us by about 200 miles. Ivan will not be missed! I was able to get a 25 mile ride in today and since I thought Ivan would ruin my ride, I was happy to get it in. Now all those people who boarded up their homes will be able to take down the boards.
Saturday I swam at the pool folowed by a run. I felt like I was getting into a good stroke when it was time to turn around. I guess it's time to go to the big pool at the college. The pool at FGCU is 100 meters.
Sunday's ride was quite a disaster! Tony noticed my rear tire was soft at 12 miles even though I had pumped it up before leaving the house. So it was back to the house where I found the stem was leaking. As I took the rear wheel off to change the tube, I found the rear brake was "frozen". I had been riding with the brake on for I don't know how long. After putting the new tube in Tony and I worked on the brake. Then the cable broke. So off we went to finish our ride but I have no rear brake. At 20 miles Tony got stung on his stomach by a bee. Then about 2 miles later, a bee got into my helmet and I got stung on the head! Then at 25 miles on the straight section where we try to go fast as we can, I got dropped from Tony's wheel lost my concentration and rode off the road. Fortunately, I was able to maintain control and get back on the road but I was upset at myself. Tomorrow I have to take the bike to the shop, they're closed mondays.
Here are this weeks totals:
Bike: 105 miles
Run 20 miles
Swim 3,000 yds
I got weighted Saturday as well and I lost another 2 lbs. Only 30 more to go!