Wednesday, July 30, 2008

WEEK-END IN OTTAWA/GATINEAU & MY FIRST RIDE ON BIJOU!

My week-end was just awesome!! Rocky met a new friend, Jake, and he didn't bark or growl at him which is always good! =) He was also the start of the Running mania 3 year Anniversary party.

I wasn't sure if I was going to come back with him... after Andy gave him food, he was totally in love with him!

I went for a nice LSD on the Canal on Sunday, reminded me of Windsor with its waterfront, but this one is much longer! I got 4.5 miles in in 53 mins and it was a lot better than a week ago where I did 4 agonising miles in 50 mins.

Monday I did 45 mins on the stationary bikes, Tuesday was a run/swim/bike day with 4.4K/1.5K/4K while today was a brick workout. I was scared of falling off my bike due to the clips but I practiced on my street for 30 mins before heading out! My mom even went out with me as she was scared I would not survive without supervision lol

I ended up doing 45 mins/15K on Bijou, trying to get comfortable changing gears and going into aero bar position but I was still kinda shaky! I'm really happy to report, that I have not fallen and I'm getting more and more comfortable clipping in and out! =) Now I really want to find a place to go where there are going to be no red lights and no slow peeps! I followed the bike with a 5K run with my Dad.

Here's a picture of me and my Jewel!!

7 comments:

Runner Leana said...

Gorgeous bike! You'll get the hang of those things eventually. At least that's what I keep telling myself...

Marcy said...

LOOK AT YOU WITH THAT BIKE!! Whoot Whoot! Ohhhhh chica, the fun you will have ;-)

BeachRunner said...

Sweet bike! Sounds like an awesome weekend.

She Who Makes Waves said...

Such a nice looking bike and you look so happy and proud! Hope you have miles and miles and miles of fun on it!

TNTcoach Ken said...

Windsor misses you. The clips are going to get easier, just keep riding.

Arcane said...

Nice bike!

Sonia said...

ah I miss Windsor too once in a while!!

Thanks for the compliment, the bike is freakin awesome!!!