I looked at him, puzzled. "I'm not that fast."
"Are you kidding me? I'm doing all I can to keep up with you."
I thought about it -- there were only two people ahead of me, both guys. Everyone else was way behind.
"I guess spinning over the winter paid off," I shrugged.
"Big time," said the guy.
After the ride, I celebrated with a hot-fudge sundae. Yes, I did.