The addition of an air bed made the night go easier, but it couldn’t get rid of the sounds and celebration. Late to sleep, early up. Morning was bright and cold, but the sun quickly disappeared, leaving the day overcast. At least getting up early … Continue reading Ride day!
We woke up this morning on another cloudy, cool Summer day for day two of l’eroica britannia. At some point during the early part of the night I remembered why I have only camped twice in my adult life; the pointlessness of slumming it in … Continue reading I bought another bicycle (subtitle: I’m never camping again)
Day 1 of Eroica Britannia started with packing the car and then a two hour drive through the rain, cloud and occasional sun up to Bakewell. Arriving just before noon we were able to park up almost immediately in a field that wasn’t too churned … Continue reading Bakewell in the mud!
Today we went out in the pouring rain to watch the women’s tour as it circled through Warwick University campus. In an effort to catch the riders when they were cycling a little slower than full pelt we picked Gibbet Hill, just before the roundabout … Continue reading Aviva Women’s Tour, Stage 2