That’s 3 hours, 31 minutes and 48 seconds. This would be a decently long ride outside, but is a true test of one’s patience and sanity inside on a trainer. The first annual Are You for Riel 100 mile ride happened this morning at The Wellness Institute, organized by Paul Dyck, a personal trainer if I understand it, and triathlete, who also happens to work at the Institute. I had never been there before today, and have to say the gyms I go to are totally ghetto in comparison. The Wellness Institute is beautiful and new, with tons of natural light and a gleaming interior that is nothing short of… expensive. When my sister and I walked into the ladies’ change room we gasped. This was no smelly gym locker room, but rather a heavenly spa-like oasis with muted cream tile, custom shaped mirrors and pale wood lockers that looked like shi-shi kitchen cabinetry. Suddenly I felt more in the mood for a massage and facial than a 3.5 hour bike ride.