Folsom Prison Blues
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Folsom, CA
Bikes: '04 Trek 5200, '73 Raleigh Grand Sport "Fixie" & '94 Specialized Rock Hopper Comp MTB
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Headwinds and hills are similar but what sucks about headwinds is you don't get the satisfaction of cresting a hill. The winds picked up on my ride today and luckily I road into the wind on my way out and I had a tail wind on the way home.... a bonus. Have you ever noticed that when riding with a tailwind you feel like your in stagnant air and you tend to sweat a lot? I guess that only happens when the tail wind is blowing at the same speed your riding. Don't get me wrong, I'm not complaining about a tailwind... I'm just asking if other notice this.
Uphill or downhill; headwind or tailwind; Pavement or Dirt ... it's all good.