/ Any one else out on their bikes today?
Was great in the peak, no wind, no rain, no snow and lots of mud
50 miles in the White Peak today - dry, windy & muddy
Did the Lionheart Sportif in Wiltshire today - first 2 hours blizzard conditions!
Sent the wife out to do the Marlow duathlon (great event BTW) - apparently some folks being treated for hypothermia.
I thought this was going to be a boasting thread about how good the conditions were. The weather was beautiful in south wales and I was back at the parents house wishing I could be out on the bike.
Probably an eleven out of ten in terms of muck.
raced the clock around El Choco this afternoon...sunny and about 30C :)
I now understand what Horse is on about. Great fun.
Bit windy on the flat out to Petra but awesome up the climb to Lluc and down to Pollenca. ;-)
I took my new wheels out for a play on Sunday. A distinct improvement and I was absolutely flying (blissfully unaware of how strong the wind was behind me). I even got a wagged finger from a policeman with a speed trap, which made my day (it was downhill a bit to be fair). If he'd been a mile up the road he would have had good cause to pull me over.
Then I got to go the other way - uphill, into the gale and the newly arrived torrential rain. It wasn't pretty.
I spent Saturday and sunday at Glentress. Both days it snowed and rained till after lunch. Lots of snow in places and puddles but great fun. Had the trails to ourselves after about 2.30/3pm on both days which was great.
Out both days on my road bike. Managed to avoid (just) a big shower on Saturday, just a light cool breeze yesterday. A group or two out on Saturday but only saw one other cyclist on Sunday though it was afternoon when we set off.
Didn't rain on me either. Road ride around the Cheshire lanes on Saturday and Mountain bike in the Peak District Sunday. Makes me sad for those who didn't get out and about!
182km in 6 hours, up and over The Puig Major in a bunch containing Stephen Burke and Malcolm Elliot - I'll be remembering this one for a long long time.
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