Richard’s final preparations
Posted 13 July 2016 in Blog
I did manage to do nearly 170 miles last week in bits, the longest ride being nearly 70 miles. So it is all good preparation. If I did not know it before, it is quite clear that it is going to require a lot of effort, but with over £2000 riding on my back I will do everything I can to complete the ride.
The biggest problem at the moment is finding a comfortable saddle. I am now on no 6 on that bike! It is getting late to make too many more changes.
The stormy weather of this week is not helping. We have had several real downpours in the last two days. This evening I have just been out and done a quick 13 miles. And yes I did get a bit wet, but managed to cycle round the biggest black cloud. I put it down to being part of the training…