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Snow, Colds… bah humbug!

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Well, that’s it for the month of November – not a vintage cycling month for me sadly and my lowest mileage since March thanks to my crash, the weather, illness … etc, etc, excuses, excuses. Be that as it may, I’ve still ridden further this year than any other year, so that’s something to be pleased about as I sit looking out of the window at the snow today. 

As of today my mileage for the year stands at 4,517km over 175 hours riding and whilst I’m hoping I can get to 5,000km to finish off the year I’m a little less confident of that happening than I was. November’s riding only totalled 321km, so I’ll need to do that and another 150km to hit the last milestone. Snow allowing, I’ll give it a good go. Last December we had a lot of snow – it was on the ground for about two weeks, hopefully this year will be better but you wouldn’t put money on that today.
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Here’s to heavy rain to clear it all away and get me out onto the road again. 

Failing that I’m going to have to finally get to grips with my turbo trainer…. I find the prospect of getting on the turbo even less appealing that riding in the rain – but I think I’m going to have to try to push through that.

Thanks for reading and I hope the weather’s better with you.