Start 9:45 AM, Friday, 7/30/21, 9:45 AM 74 degrees
Finish 11 AM, 78 degrees- warming up. Cooling tomorrow. Cyclists on descent 20
Vehicles on descent 15
Ratio of cyclists to vehicles 1.3 to 1 (The later the start, the lower the ratio. 6 AM start is optimal for limiting car traffic, but you may encounter skateboarders.
3 consecutive since restart. Restarting again after tomorrow. Road trip for a wedding.
Consistency challenge -:09. It feels good to finish well- even with a slower time.
A rider passed me on the descent, then tailgated a car by 15-20 feet the rest of the way down. His choice, but too close for a quick stop by the car.