Today was Mick's last ride before he disappeared for 3 months down under to visit his rellies. The weather for the ride was gorgeous considering it was mid November - the sun was out in force along with 28 Easy Riders and shorts were still being worn.
Mick, Gifford and I attended Braintree Sports Award as BER was nominated for the Physical Activity Project of the Year/Changing Lives around Physical Activity Award. The evening was opened and hosted by the Chair of Active Braintree John Wood. There must have been 200...
Mick leading his last Friday ride before departing these shores must have had Australia firmly in his mind as he took us to the outback of Essex, Essex lanes that none of us had cycled before and even down under the A12 in several locations.
Having just returned from a mini break in French France the Wednesday before (just a spot of mountain endurance training, joking of course !! ) understandably I was looking forward to the camaraderie and exercise of our weekly Wednesday ride on the 1st November.