A hard day's ride

With our trip to the Alps now less than a week away, we are putting in as many climbing miles as possible. A bold claim especially when this weekend's training mileage has been Suffolk based. Luckily we hooked up with some guys from Ipswich Bicycle Club who took us out on some great roads, some of which could qualify in part as hills!

'Fortune favours the brave', I tried to focus on this statement as we rode out straight into a headwind, although it did remain dry. The ride back saw us hit speeds almost double that of our outward leg! Psychologically we are feeling strong, focussed and ready for the challenge ahead.