Good Friday. Great Ride.

Today was the first Chew Valley Lake ride of the year. I left the house about 9:15 and headed out to Timsbury to collect Ian. By 10am we were on our way out of Timsbury on almost matching Lemond bikes, and 45 minutes later were sat down at Chew Valley tucking into tea and cakes. We decided to take a slighlty different route home and followed National Cycle Route 3 which in theory should have led us back to Saltford, however there must be more than one route 3 as we ended up in Bristol. To be honest it was actually a better route back as it missed out a couple of steep hills, replacing them with a couple of more gentle ones.

The weather was almost perfect for riding, starting out nice and cool, but warming nicely by the time I got back into Bath after 40 miles.

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3 Responses to Good Friday. Great Ride.

  1. alex says:

    my bonsai tree has gone…

  2. rjw says:

    I’m not sure it really qualified as a bonsai tree given that it was 20 foot tall.

    It did take us about 4 hours to get rid of it though, and I still have a nasty rash on my arms.

  3. alex says:

    it was definately a bonsai tree, i grew it from seed myself… just forgot to trim the roots… doh!