Syllamo’s Revenge 50 is this weekend. Last year’s race was a bit of an eye opener: I got within 15 miles of finishing and had nothing left. This year has seen a lot of training time, but was somewhat offset by an injury about a month ago. While training in Castlewood State Park, I went over the bars, dislocating and fracturing a finger on my right hand. Since then I’ve ridden the (awesome) MFXC and the (great) Greensfelder Challenge. I feel like I’m more prepared, but you never know what a race along 50 miles of hills, rocks, and more rocks will bring.
A bit of a retrospective: