09 January 2009
famous last words
"Do you fancy doing a different route? As the usual's gonna be really muddy?"
So off we went following Tim though a maze of terrace house lined streets, parks and ring roads. 10 minuets in and we hadn't really got off road yet. I think Tim could sense decent amongst the troops and came clean, "we may have missed the turn". This was only the second time he's ridden the route. The other was following some else in the daylight. Certainly the dark clag wasn't helping navigation and there was the small matter of the fine yet persistent drizzle.
All I can say, is that I'm glad we didn't do the 'muddy' route! Last night I had a glimpse into the future and the future is cold, damp and muddy. Perfect Strathpuffer training but I fear it maybe too little too late.
For the benefit of fellow guinea pigs, here's the route we were taken on.