Day on the Ride is a practice run for AIDS/LifeCycle (ALC). This is my first year riding ALC, so I figure I should participate to see what I got myself into.
The ride started at Lake Merced. We spent the first half of the ride on Skyline Blvd and good old Cañada Road, which I rode many times before. The return trip of the ride wasn’t as scenic as the first part, it was through residential streets, and that means stop signs and stop signs after cries more stop signs. Oh, and one traffic light that took a really long time to turn green.
The hills in Belmont was the toughest part of the ride since it was through steep residential streets. We hit a strong headwind near the end of the ride back to Lake Merced through San Bruno, South SF, and Colma. Everyone was so spread out at this point of the ride I was riding alone most of the time.