The most important goal this week was to get in a 5 hour mtn bike ride... at any pace, and preferable hilly. That's hard to do in flat lands of northern Illinois. http://www.mapmyride.com/workout/520966168 65 miles and only 900ft climbing. Leadville has >10,000ft climbing.
Well, I met my goal this week of 10 hours total, and a 5hr long ride. I think my plan eases up a bit next week. I've gone from zero/nadda/nothing the last 2 weeks of February to 17hours the last 2 weeks of March. I need to be mindful with my ramp-up