July 15th 2015. Cycle 2. 13 miles. Clips

Well what a difference a bike makes! After reading about my first-time-on-a-road-bike struggle, an old friend Jenny who was in my year at Uni, but who I haven’t seen for years, contacted me to lend her support. Clearly the bike I tried last week, which was very kindly donated, was much too big for me, and frankly I’m slightly surprised I made it home alive. Jenny is a proper athlete and previous iron man-er, but currently recovering from injury, and has hugely generously donated me a (smaller) road bike, plus about enough (new) other bits and bobs that would enable…