Back to the old routine of not being able to sleep. I think I was just too overtired with all the work that is going on in the shop. Of course we lost our summer help since they go back to high school and college. The amount of customers and repairs has not diminished and we are severely shorthanded.
Last night I was freakin' out and after much debate I saddled up on the 29er and left the house around 11;30 pm. I got back around 2:30 am and was beat. I hit the sack and woke up at 8 am with my bad bachache gone. I did make a midnight run to walgreens and picked up some Aleve gel caps. Those suckers do work.
I think I killed my back in Decorah. Too much driving, sleeping in soft Super 8 beds, and also mashing up those monster hills on a cross bike that could have used a few more teeth in the back.
It was a blast to get back on the 29er and for convenience I mounted up some great MKS Gripking pedals. These platform pedals are great. Last night I rode in some Merrell hiking shoes and tonight in my Granola boy Chaco sandals. I love the hop on and go ability of these pedals.
I also have a lot of stuff going on and Noel will understand what I am talking about. We need to hook up on Friday and have some brews. Are you up for it??
I hope to get the gang back on the road and have some great rides this fall. Snake is starting to build up a Gunnar Crosshairs and hopefully we will see him out here sometime. The shop hours will soon change and this will make a big difference. It will also be great to be closed on Sundays.
Keep riding and stay in touch,