This weekend (9/27-28) is a small tandem rally in NE Ohio touring the covered bridges of Ashtabula County. BTW it's filled up. My wife is not much of a rider and has logged slightly less than 200 miles this year, none since early August. She graciously has agreed to attend although I know she is rather dreading the whole thing. She confessed today that she is worried that it will be too much.
How can I make this work? I've decided that her having a good time is my top priority. If this means we bail on the route early and return to the hotel, then we do. I'm going to stock up on good snacks as she tends toward hypoglycemia (sp?) and has big energy drops when hungry or after consuming too much sugar. The trip spends much time off the bike as we explore the bridges and local wineries so hopefully the sore fanny will be somewhat mitigated. Anybody have any suggestions? We don't know anyone else on this rally, in fact it's our first. I know she dosen't feel like she fits in w/the cycling crowd. (Like me going to a sewing circle I suppose)