No country for old men

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P1040305 Sheep are creatures with a remarkably odd range of facial expressions…

This post is for Trevor Brown in Austrailia. Rooting for you, buddy.

Over recent years, my long distance cycling habit has been a little bit curtailed. I’ve been working many Saturdays, when I generally went on long dayrides, or had other commitments. This year, I intend to rectify that, and yesterday started as I mean to contiunue – with a 122 mile rile up into the Peak District.

My journey took me up the A515 from Lichfield to Boylestone, Brailsford, Hulland Ward and Cromford, up the High Peak Trail, back to Ashbourne on the Tissington Trail, down into Ilam via Mappleton and Blore and back via Throwley, the Weaver Hills, Ellastone, Sudbury, Tutbury andLichfield.

P1040143 Up yours, Nigel.

I set out at 5:30am, to a frosty but clear day, and in order to stoke the miles in, didn’t stop for…

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