The plan was that every third day would be shorter and easier than the previous two to give us a rest and so Day 03 was, on paper, a half-day with time to rest and recover after two big days in the saddle – HA!
This is not the comprehensive trip report of a successful and complete off-road traverse of the Pyrenees that I’d hoped to be writing but nevertheless here is a little write-up of my (shortened) Pyrenean adventure.
Right…..it’s almost 04:00, I’ve got a taxi coming to take me to St Pancras in 15 minutes, I got 3.5 hours sleep after a wedding last night and I’ve got a 17 hour day of travel ahead of me! All being well I’ll be back in two weeks having successfully traversed the Pyrenees – wish
Tomorrow we head back to Blighty and in just over a week I’m scheduled to take the train to the very north-east of Spain in order to start the TransPyr trip with Nick, Duncan and Kevin.
At this time my elbow has regained 90% of it’s movement and the pain has almost gone which means……
Yesterday I descended from the bright and sunny Alps in order to do two things:
1. Drop Nikki and Amelie off at the train station in Chambery for their week back in blighty.
2. To head out for a day/night/day in the hills to tick off my February Bivi trip (yes, I’d left it a little late!).
Last night, after being inspired reading everyone’s ‘2013 bivi-a-month challenge‘ aims over on the Bear Bones Bikepacking forum, I decided to change my plans for a night ride into an impromptu mini-bikepacking trip.