100 mile warmup followed by a 50km time trial – Adirondack dawn to dusk adventure

It’s still dark in Montreal when I turn the key and drive away from my place in what feels like the dead of night but is actually already 6am. I’ve been up for an hour getting a few things organized, and in my post-coffee life, trying to jolt to consciousness naturally, which of course takes a lot more practice.It’s a short drive to the border on this long weekend, and my goal is to jump the traffic and be Stateside by the time the sun is properly up. That way I can navigate less stressfully. I