Familiarization with the unknown, in this instance solo riding in dark forests, high grass and rutted terrain.
Modderfontein Solo Night Ride. Strongly recommended!
– Sound of Jackal closer than Oscar’s house
– Missed many Veldmuise by millimeters
– Owls more than I could count
– Birds of the running type aplenty
– The sound of a squeaky chain amplified in the quiet night
Testing new pedals, keeping the legs turning, navigating treacherous golf cart paths in the deep dark night while the yellow moon rises in the East watching over my shoulder for hungry trolls eager for fresh cyclist quads. Ok, enough delusion, off I go …
Another amazing day at Mankele with Brian & Alwyn! 59km, 1450m Continue reading
More hill riding so on Saturday 3 May it was a Klapperkop Quadruple with Brian. It became a 6 hour ride past midday, just what was needed. Highlight of the ride was an ice cold Sterri Stumpie on the way home :-).
The Strava map and profile here: http://www.strava.com/activities/136895075
On 1 May we head towards Breedtsnek for some hill training with Alwyn and Bertus. Long day out.