March 8, 2010
Now that the weather has taken a long-awaited turn for the better, I’m officially setting a fitness goal for myself: I want to make good time on bike five laps around Prospect Park in a month. I’m not sure what exactly that means, but I think it’s reasonable to clock the 16.5-mile ride in at under an hour—it’s not terribly long by any means, but a decent distance for timing, plus that hill at the end is hell on the knees.
I rode 3.5 laps today (0.5 = cutting through Center Drive), but I still need to figure out my speed, since I haven’t been timing myself at all. I could also stand to upgrade my crank, but that’s a luxury at this point.