Do You Believe in the Westworld

Four weeks before the Tour of Wessex was the first bank holiday weekend of the month, perfect timing for my last big session, one last chance to prepare my mind and body for the rigours of riding three days in a row. The plan was to ride three centuries, one a day over the weekend. Day one was inked in as a ride out west to Hampshire, day two was a loop up to the Surrey Hills and day three, out east towards Kent and back. But it all went horribly wrong on day one…

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April Fools Double

Some people can’t resist coffee and walnut cake; some people can’t resist chocolate biscuits, but me… I can’t resist century bike rides.

My original plan for the weekend was a short gentle ride on Saturday followed by the usual Sunday club run. However, there was a local sportive on Saturday, an eighty miler and if I included my commute, added a few extra miles… I could muster a century. But then I got thinking, Sunday’s club ride was pencilled in as a sixty-five miler at ‘social’ pace, if I included my commute, added a few extra miles, and yes, you know what’s coming… another century. It’d been several months since my last (and first) double century, so why not?

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Day One: Strava | VeloViewer | Relive CC
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