Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Lose ends.

I did a nice and easy bike ride on Tuesday morning. I got out to the trace a little late. I really did not think anyone would be out there today. I was doing my own thing and threw in a few sprints - just having fun. I crossed paths with Lance and Raland and made a quick u-turn. We chewed the fat for a few minutes. I turned towards home even before getting 20 miles.

On my way to work I took my tri-cycling shoes to the shoe repair place. The velcro has been starting to pull away from the shoe. These are really nice shoes that I got off of eBay about a year ago. I wear them all of the time now - I really like the carbon sole. Anyway I had gone by the shoe repair / truck rental / cemetery monument place (they do it all) on Saturday but they were closed. On Tuesday I was not expecting them to be open prior to 8AM but they were. I took the shoe in and asked if they could sew it back together. They said no problem but it would take a while. With my race in two weeks I nerviously asked how long? The guy told me that the shoe would not be ready until noon! Wow, no problem. The shoe was picked up later in the day and is good as new for $3. Can't beat that!

It was pouring down rain at lunch and I skipped the gym - no workout was on the schedule and I did not want to get soaking wet walking across campus. I will get my bike back from the shop on Wednesday - I have wrapped up most of the lose ends and I am ready to race!


Mel-2nd Chances said...

definitely worth the $3 and few hours :)

Missy said...

Those are some great words...ready to race! Bring it on. Can't wait to cheer!

Lance said...

And exactly where is the taper?

Kristin said...

Exciting! 10 days will fly by before you know it.