Kawaihae Back To The Airport
Pick off the landmarks one at a time on the way back. This is a great time to gain energy from spectators. Be ready for challenging sections of headwinds, false flats and 30–60mph gusts. Stay seated up the climb to the Scenic Point Lookout.
TIP: In long headwind sections, your speed may drop to 10mph or slower. Imagine riding the stationary trainer, where you need to have a good cadence rhythm and a smooth pedal stroke against steady resistance. Keep up a steady work rate.