Monday, August 18, 2008


I have been training hard in Hawaii because I have had some time before school starts and time to train has been easy to come by. Saturday Robyn, Melia and I went up to north shore after a trip to the Dole plantation. We went to sharks cove, and sunset beach. after playing in the huge waves a bit and getting pushed around a bit we played in the sand for a while. Melia was having a blast running and diving on top of the sand naked of course. we got lots of sun and then headed of to find a shower up the road at another beach closer to pipeline. I changed into my gay spandex and headed off on my ride. I rode from sunset beach north-east around the island. I rode 87 miles and got home long after the sun went down. I got lost in Kailua, and in Hawaii-kai/diamon head area. I ended up riding 2500' climbing and felt ok the whole time. I ate three chocolate bars, three gu's, a powerbar, a gatoraid, and lots of sand blowing in my face. It was a great ride and very scenic till you get back into the city. I rode by the LDS temple and BYU hawaii and shortly after I passed it I felt like I was in Fiji because of the road, scenery and beaches. It was a awesome ride and day at the beach.

I have less than two weeks till the 112 mile race that will cap my season here. I have now ridding the entire course around the island and the main hill I have climbed about five times. I feel ready to tackle the course, but I know the competition will be good too with lots of triathletes and time trialists here I am sure to piss some people off when I draft on the wheels the entire race and sprint to the finish to beat them after they pulled me all day long!~!! ha ha

I just registered for school and I have to go build a dresser now.

4 comments:

Brian, Jeni, Nat, and Stephen said...

Sounds like a radical ride. I wish I had the time to do that, and the scenery.... It is so dull and boring here. Way to go Dan. YOu always motivate me, just so you know!

Dan Robyn and Melia said...

What a motivator you are! So courageous!

Nana said...

Hi, sound like a fun place to ride. Where do you live on that map?

Dan Robyn and Melia said...

we are in the south west tip