It’s good to be back. Back to semi-normal. It’s not like I could keep up with (younger) Kevin all the way up the hill, although it seemed like a possibility. Instead I circled back at the wide-open clearing on Kings, waiting for the other (pilot) Kevin.
Why hang back? Because I don’t like to leave people behind by themselves. It’s just the way I am. If there are others back there, fine. If someone’s just climbing slow by choice and I’m feeling like I could get a good time, fine. But if someone’s struggling, different story and today, at that point in the ride, Kevin (pilot) was struggling.
Nice morning once up on top; mid-50s and a great views from West Old LaHonda. We did get put 10 minutes behind schedule due to the roadwork on Skyline though.