At long last I got to go to a Rough Stuff meet. The South West of England doesn’t have a local group, with most of
Mission Accomplished! One Col in the Bag
Well, all safely back to base. 2 hours up, plus stopping time for lunch and admiring of views, then only 15 minutes to get back
The View From the Top
Well worth the effort!
Start to Hit the Snow Line
Safer walking up this, it’s very icy!
The View from the Ski Station
4.25 miles and 700m. I might get short changed on the climb, I think there is only another 100m to go. Bit windy but still
2 Miles, 200m? Nice View!
Climb now starting to pick up, maybe 10% average here. Given that this is probably how the piste bashers get up, it could get a
1.25 Miles and Maybe 100m of Climb
Starting to gain some height now. Fairly gentle grade and he surface has improved somewhat.
Getting Rough Right From the Start
No warm up here, straight onto a service track for the ski lifts, boulders everywhere and the back wheel is already spinning.
Ready for a Cycling Adventure
Ready for the off, 1000m of ascent awaits. Will he make it? Follow along with the live blogging this afternoon!
Giant Talon 29er + Bob Ibex Trailer + Quantocks Rough Stuff Cycling = Quite a Day
Finally, the first proper day out with both the trailer and the new bike. I had been waiting for this one for weeks, a chance