It’s Saturday lunchtime and I’m sitting on a spin bike in my local leisure centre, warming up for the first of two back-to-back spin classes. Out of the blue I received a text from one my cycling buddies, Malcolm. “If interested, a few of us are planning to do a century tomorrow, carrying on after the club ride?” It read. My reply would ordinarily be a straight forward and emphatic yes, but this morning’s events caused me to pause to consider the request. “I have to say I’m tempted. It depends on how I recover from today,” was my non-committal reply.
Read the rest of this story in the book… My Tour of Wessex