Twice it happened to me on my ride yesterday.....nicely rolling along in between my scheduled sprint intervals ( 5 sets of 5 x 15 secs sprints with 1 min between sprints and 5 mins between sets) and suddenly out of nowhere comes barking and the scampering of paws. So it's back into a sprint and try not to hit the dog as you accelerate away.
And this happened twice to me yesterday, the first of which was a close run thing as the dog decided to run straight across the road in front of me before chasing. So I ended up doing 27 sprints instead of the scheduled 25....fortunately there were no casualties, cyclists or dogs!
Why do dogs chase things though? After I had managed to fend off the second dog, it then chased after the truck behind me! Crazy mutts.....and their owners as well, why let them run all over the roads? Just an accident waiting to happen.
By the way if you are riding out to Tradezone in a few weeks time from the Bowie/MD 214 direction, watch out on Queen Anne Road!
- End of year summary for 2020. It ended up being my biggest year in a long time (since I was cycling to work in the UK) and certainly helped by not having to commute into D.C for 9 months. Now the trick will be trying to replicate in coming years as (or if) the commute returns. I definitely respond well to higher volume and that will be important as I look to some future goals. . . . #parvillacycles #IFB #strava #triathlon #swimbikerun #cycling #ultramantri #ironmantri
- Can we start planning on the race schedule for 2021? Progress is being made in the search for vaccines....lets hope so eh? Better start training just in case! . . . . #IFB #parvillacycles #unpavedpa #cyclinglife #vandessel #gravelride #cycling #ciclismo #cyclingphotos
- Ride 2 of the #festive500 for 2020....below freezing for a couple of hours today but as the saying goes "there is no such thing as bad weather with the right clothing". . . . #parvillacycles #IFB #alwaysevolve #gorewear #cycling #cyclinglife #iridespecialized #specializedallez #ridemd
- Movember Effort