Bike after the ride with frozen on mud.
Braintree Gap ride stats:
time out: 5 hours - 2:30pm to 7:30 pm
Max speed ( North Road by Tremblay Rd) 38.9 mph
Avg moving speed 10.6 mph
avg total speed 9.8 mph
total climbing 4167 feet
max elv 2425 feet
min elv 582 feet
distance 49.6 miles
time moving 4:40 hr:min
time stopped 22:31 min
riding in dark 1:15 hr:min
walking/pushing in snow: 2 miles?
my house to top of bt gap: 25 miles
bt gap: 2.7 mile climb
780 ft to 2425 feet
Tire pressure: 18 psi front, 20psi rear!
water carried: 48 oz
water consumed 31 oz
water undrinkable due to temp:17 oz
choc chip Clif Bar 240 Cal
2 peanut butter crackers 65 Cal
total bike weight at end of ride: 35.4 pounds
beat old Hincapi bibs w/ Craft warmup pants over.
ss ibis wool bike shirt
ls light Louis garneau base
Louis Garneau gloves
bandana - for road dust
clothing layers worked well - a little light and began to get a bit chilly at night but good for 20"F and not stopping.
This was a no (little) stop fast (besides the hiking) pace ride at TD race pace... but I ate and drank way too little. Mostly because I knew I was only going to be out for five hours. 300 calories - should have been 3,000 - though I doubt I could stomach that amount.