From the chaos of Santo Domingo to the beaches of Boca Chica to the mountains of Costanza, we had a great tour of the Dominican
Republic. The Vuelta de Independencia was relatively flat but the racing was hard and provided a great boost to all of our fitness levels. In the course of 9 Stages/1001 km, I went from being a woodchopper
to a biker again. Finishing in the top third of the pack, somewhere around 40 out of 120 starters. Alright for an out of shape mountain biker. More importantly we had a week full of laughs mixed in with some solid Latin American chaos.
Road racing is a great way to see a country and get some base fitness in. My King Zing was great, we dominated through the rough roads and bunny hopping speed bumps. My road tactics weren’t dominating as they are still a work in progress and left me using more muscle than mind for most the week. Once I get some better tactics down such as pack position and energy conservation, these roadies will be in trouble. Read More