Calgary, the end of the mountains

Banff was a beautiful evening, but brought us our first wet night, with some thundershowers in the Rockies. We have been checking the elevation curve of each day's ride before setting out, with Google Maps and the book I brought from MEC. Today was overall downhill, but still involved a lot (about 800m) of climbing. There was also a pretty steady headwind for most of the day, making the push a little harder than expected. We got into town around 4:00, and Rich got his bike tuned up at a small shop. Tomorrow, Canada Day, will be our first rest day, in Calgary. That'll involve mostly stretching, over-eating, and sleeping in. I strongly doubt one day will eliminate the persistent ache in my quads, but I do expect we'll feel very refreshed after a day of relaxing. 10 big days in a row, we've earned it.

Ride Stats

Distance150.6 km
Elevation Gain860 m
Start Time 8:43 am
Riding Time 6 hours, 46 minutes
Total Time 9 hours, 27 minutes
Average Speed22.2 km/h
Top Speed55.4 km/h
Average Temperature23.0 °C
Average Power102.8 W
Energy Burned2796.5 Calories
Average Cadence rpm
Average Heart Rate bpm
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