Last two weeks of January included lots of work travel. I was only able to squeeze in one ride from home on January 19:
Conditions: Sunny and warm. 10 C / 50 F
Time: 45 minutes
Avg. Speed: 9.75 mph
Device: Garmin Forerunner 205
Notes: Had a flight out later that day for Atlanta, so left work early. Beautiful January day with lots of sunshine and warmth.
View in Google Earth (KMZ File)
Bike – View in Google Maps
My travels took me first to Atlanta for a 3-day trade show that included 20 minute meetings with 50 retailers. The very next week, I had a similar trade show in Nashville that included 20 minute meetings with 45 retailers. Pretty grueling weeks with all the meeting and the weeks following these events are also rather busy with all the follow-up required. Both Atlanta and Nashville were cold with wintery weather more comparable to that we find in Denver than the southeast of the U.S. Did not bother me, as I spent the entire 3 days of each trip in the hotel.
Images from our plane ride to and from Atlanta are below. We flew private out of Centennial on a Gulfstream/Astra 100. Smooth flight up till Landing in Atlanta; winds were gusting and swirling, so while it made for an interesting landing in a small plane, we got down plenty fine.
I did most of the Nashville trade show myself, so flew out commercial. Flight was late getting out of Denver, but we had a monster tail wind (ground speed of 640 mph), so made up a little time. Coming back, flight late again, and we had a brutal head wind, so it was a long flight back to Denver. A few images of the hotel room in Nashville where we had our meetings are below. The trade show cleared out a hotel room for us and we setup with our product samples and poster. Every 20 minutes, a new retailer walks in for a face-to-face meeting.
My flight routes for both trips is below.
View Atlanta Trip in Google Earth (KMZ File)
Atlanta Flights – View in Google Maps
View Nashville Trip in Google Earth (KMZ File)
Nashville Flights – View in Google Maps