29 December. Three weeks without a cycle ride: that must be a record for this year, on what night yet prove to be the last for 2016. Lots of other commitments and lack of suitable weather have held me back this month. Or perhaps it's the lack of something to aim for, having passed my 2,000-mile target six weeks ago. Anyway, today was a glorious day to be out on two wheels:
But don't let the blue sky fool you, since this is the reality of cycling in December:
Mud. And lots of it.