Registered and ready to go
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.
I am going to start this post of with a disclaimer based on all those pictures that are going around about “What I Really Look Like.” I am not an athlete by any means; I just like cycling. Â I try and set myself one challenge a year to give me something to aim for and keep me out as much as possible in those long winter months.
I’m going to start this off as a post but it will probably end up as a separate page at some point or another once I finally get my act together. Â Some of this list is achievable and some is serious pie-in-the-sky-may-never-happen but we can all dream. Â I have a few ticked off already, but on the whole there is still loads to go: