Sorry, I have struggled to find the time to post on my blog! I think the last time was on day 5 of the challenge and that was my first post since starting the challenge then.
So, today, I rose at 4am and headed out the door at 4:30am to head north. I was expecting a nice day so had planned to ride a little further than my normal 130-140km I have been doing for the challenge.
It was actually quite cold and so I rugged up as usual for a winter morning ride. My knees started complaining a few days ago so I have been protective of them by taking any climbs and even headwinds with reduced effort and just taking the penalty of a longer time in the saddle. I have also been playing with my breakfast to better fuel myself for longer rides. I had been having a milk coffee with sugar and two slices of multi-grain toast, one with peanut butter and one with marmalade. Yesterday I tried quick oats with a spoon full of honey and a spoonful of blueberries. That did not seem as good as the toast. Today I tried the toast and some cereal, nutri grain with some muesli on top.
Anyway, I headed down to Glenelg...[...READ MORE...]...