10:23 PM makes for the latest I’ve ever been out riding. Yes, it’s quite dark.
Read this article: Visa Says ATM Breach May Have Exposed Data and then check your bank statements. I found a $461 dollar charge I didn’t make. I just called Bank of America and started an investigation about it. They reversed the charge pending the outcome of the investigation. Scary stuff really. I’m not legally liable for the charge, but still….
Saturday I biked a Century (100 miles), which was a lot harder than I thought it would be.
The middle 16 miles are on a highway, and not a trail. That puts you in the direct sun and very rough blacktop from Rockmart to Cedartown, which makes for a draining adventure. I also ran out of water for 30 miles, which was horrible. But, I did finish in a little under 7 hours, albeit in the dark, with an average speed of 14.7 miles and heart rate of 140 bpm. It was the first time in a long time where my legs have ached during the ride.
I biked a hundred miles and didn’t die, though this was the toughest ride I’ve ever done. More details later.
Least surprising: Captain America – a Protestant, no shocker there.
Most surprising: The Thing – Jewish!
They classify the favorite of my later teen years, the Question, as Objectivist, which is close enough to a religion I suppose.
As some people have asked; my profanity rule is that I only speak profanities, never write them. I think it works rather well.