As part of a drive to motivate myself to do more this year here is the first of 12 planned monthly instalments which document just how much (or how little) I’ve ridden each month.
Below for your viewing pleasure (pah!) is a graphic representation of the first month of 2013.
I’ve not managed to get out for a little while due to being (overly?) cautious with a bit of a sore back but today the sun was shining, the snow was crisp, my back was feeling good and I definitely felt the need to get out into the hills.
I’ve been managing to get out a little bit for a few night rides (necessary as there simply isn’t enough daylight to do everything that needs doing (renovations, baby, cooking, farm) as well as getting out on my bike).
This morning I went on my first ride with a local Mountain Bike (VTT) Club.
Well…..with one member anyway. Everyone else didn’t show up due to either the overnight snow or because they had some kind of reunion drinks last night – but me and Laurent had a nice ride anyway!
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.