Day 3 for the pedants… (See previous posts.) It was flat and it was a tale of two cities; Ripon and York. A functional day of cycling but enjoyable nevertheless. The route was a turney-twisty one sending me in most directions; east, south, north… but never west. With a wind from the south-west, I invariably had to fight against it, rewarded at the next turn with the push of the gusts.
A few oddities along the way; Roman mosaics, a vineyard, a stately home… but lots of fields. Once in York, I jumped on a train to Church Fenton, cycled 10km to Tadcaster to drop off the bike for its service (slight worry in that the rear rotor needs replacing but it needs to be a special one for Rohloff hubs; will they manage to find one before the end of June when I’m scheduled to head off to the continent?), get a lift in a Tesla back to the station, catch the train to Halifax and be fleeced by a taxi driver for the ride home in his taxi…
Now at home, warming up!
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