Today’s C&D Cycles membership ride had it is fair proportion of hills, some unpleasant highway conditions, some beautiful scenery, and above all some high quality banter on a bike! This was one other Andy Brown route and as soon as again the mountain goat sought out each undulation on supply. The fast lads (hopefully I’ll be back up to that velocity in a few months, ) set off leaving the much less competitive banter bunch behind. We had been led by a mixture of Ian and Rob to enter from me when they’re overrated Garmin’s failed and my mind did not. I actually ought to be quiet here, the last time we did this route I obtained everybody completely misplaced!
As we headed out in the direction of Desborough we encountered the first of many roads in an unpleasant state. The mud on the street from the quarry was nasty in terms of wheel-spins and frankly very pointless. The road that desperately wants a clear! We got past that though and soldiered on. Normally I really like the stretch from Desborough by Stoke Albany and onto Ashley and early indicators have been for a good fast-rolling part. Unforunately road circumstances deteriorated once more earlier than Ashley and this was once more a little bit of a nervy experience. It wasn’t improved by Steve letting us know the street was coated with fertilizer made from human poo!
That’s not a late April Fools joke, 77% of sewage is now being fertilizer. …Read More