I am afraid.
I think that I am about as ready as I could be. I've lost about as much weight as I can. I actually was a couple of pounds lighter last week, but would get light-headed when I stood up. I decided that this was probably because I was too skinny ... although maybe that's just a good excuse to eat food.
I've also been training very, very hard. Intervals, tempos ... all of the usual crap. I am about as strong as I think that I have ever been.
With my Lynskey, I have the perfect bike. Strong. Light. Lots of gears. Comfortable.
And I have some of my best friends riding with me. They will inspire me when I need it, entertain me throughout, and goad me through the low spots.
Since I will have my camera with me, I will post some pictures for you loyal readers next week. Maybe I'll even have words.
Or just groans.