"Not to freak anyone out, but I just read a ride report where the author got Lyme disease from sleeping in the grass. Concrete sounds even better now. If you do ditch nap, it is something to consider:
"Hi folks...I'm still planning to ride next weekend. Barring extreme weather, I'm going to start between six and six thirty am. I think by Wenesday or Thursday next week we should have a good idea what 3/15 2014 weather will be. So…"
"You are absolutely correct, as I had discovered on last May's 200K. If it weren't for a sharp, gravel covered turn tearing up my hands and hips, and thusly causing me to bleed, I would have easily been much faster (I can assure you, 24 mph…"
"Adam, this next series is in the bag or else we can say "au revoir" to PBP :) Joke aside, for me to finish anything beyond a 300K, I have to ride a bit faster so I can have ~2 hours in the bank by ~2am, and get my 90 minute sleep in…"
"A short nap can have amazing restorative powers. I've been known to nap, mostly on longer rides. But on the FVP I found a good ditch nap location that I've used a couple of times when the heat has made me queasy.
For some reason I…"
"Ha; at this point, I'm hoping the first brevet in April will at least be over the freezing mark. It's hard to believe we're 9 weeks removed from the big day! I guess that means I should probably start riding more than once every two…"