So it’s been seven months since I wrote this original post and I have squeezed in a couple of rides this year and am now looking forward to 2014. Much of the list looks the same though I am starting to look further afield. So catch up on what has been during the year, look forward with me to what I am thinking about next year and beyond. I might even get round to updating as I looking further afield.
It’s been a little while since I posted and that just reflects how busy life seems to always be. Been away for a couple of weeks with the family and caught what might of been the best of the weather this year. Ribs all but forgotten about following my bike car interaction and so am look towards the next sportive at the end of next month.
One question though that I find I or my friends are deliberating on is what do you pack and wear for a sportive? This got me to thinking about what I was planning for next month and the following is what I came up with. I will warn you that when I tried to write this my OCD kicked in and I ended up trying to accommodate all eventualities (even sun). As I have yet to do enough sportives to get to grips with what I really do not need; so please bear with my naivety.
After driving to Pitlochry the first thing to do was get parked and register. The whole set up and organisation has become a finely tuned machine. Pitlochry was paacked and yeet everything was siimple. Once I had registered and checked everything out I headed out and drove the course. First time I have ever done that and think it was a great help during the race as i knew what to expect.