Milestone

CotterPin

Senior Member
Location
London
I reached a salutary milestone last weekend. I was planning to do the Emitremmus (the End of Summertime Audax from Stevenage) on Sunday.

It's always a nice one to do. You don't have to start early so you get a lie-in, and it is lovely countryside on the Herts/Essex borders - the ride goes over to Saffron Walden.

The day before I got the bike ready, making sure the brakes were fine, the tyres were hard, etc. I even zip-tied the little number that the organisers give you to my bike. Being an audax, they have no significance, but a little added extra. I gave the bike a bit of a polish as well. Always nicer to ride a shiny bike.

Then I went out for Saturday night...






And got plastered
;)





And then the following morning I discovered that I can no longer go out and get drunk on a Saturday night and expect to be able to ride the bike the following day.

:smile:
 

Brock

Senior Member
Location
Kent
Oh dear oh dear.. How much did you drink?
 

Brock

Senior Member
Location
Kent
Oooh.. You've reached an age where 'free bar' and 'audax' can only coexist happily within the confines of a single weekend where the audax is tackled before the bar. Comiserations. ;)
 

ash68

New Member
Location
northumberland
same here. Don't drink much usually, but if I have 7 or 8 pints it seems to take 3 or 4 days before I feel right again.Tend to stay sober (most of the time) and enjoy waking up with a clear head. Boring I know, but I hate hangovers ;) and it spoils a Sunday ,my day off work.
 
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