I feel I’ve gotten’ to a stage where I’m no longer classed as a Weekend Warrior but now a Midweek Madman (or whatever the opposite of Weekend Warrior is)
It feels good. I’m not a fair weather cyclist either – I’ve been out in heavy rain, heavy winds and freezing temperatures. Tonight, it was cold. A pretty thick & sticky mud but boy was it cold!
Anyway, about 1.5km into my stride I came across this momentum killer! I havent a clue how it happened as the winds havent been near as bad as I’ve known. None the less I had to get off and carry my bike (so I thought I’d take a few photos whilst I’d stopped)
This thing was a puncture minefield!
The rest of the trail was pretty beaten up by the recent weather. But I thought because I was going slow through it, I could use this ride to show you what my local tracks look like.
Note: This track is the easy track. All the drops and advanced skills trails are for my longer rides when I have more time to reach them
I had a rare moment where I could safely take my feet off the pedals without being up to my ankles in mud and water
Just a wintry look back across a nearby field. Hopefully the last bit of winter we’ll see for a while!
As always, camera images don’t have the right depth to show a climb / descent but, believe it or not, that path on the left is a mammoth climb! The one on the right isn’t an easy one either
Testing out my iPhone panorama function. Another look at the two paths. These are actually part of the Trans Pennine Way
In the Summer you can get incredible views from the top of this Viaduct. It’s a good place to stop and rest after the large climb too
Again, testing the panorama function. The light was getting pretty low by this time so the ISO on my iPhone bumped all the way up (hence the noise)
I’ll be taking more pictures when the weathers nicer and I can get something a bit different from the viaduct, mud and the footpath.