August 24th and 26th 2015. Cycles 5 & 6. 10 & 22 miles. New cycling buddy, coffee and scone

On Monday night we thought it was a good idea to take Jamie out with us. He’s just got a new road bike for his birthday and is keen to get out on it as much as possible. However after crashing into me at the first roundabout we came to, it transpired he was having similar issues with braking as I was, and so we decided road cycling might be a little bit premature for him. So I was declared ready for an independent cycle and off I set, while Paul took a different, safer, route with Jamie. And I…