The Day Of Reckoning....!!!!!

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by gezza, 7 May 2008.

  1. is almost upon me,
    this coming sunday sees me take past in my first ever sportive (DARTMOOR CLASSIC) any last minute titbits of advice you could give


    just wondering ,what memories do you have of your first ever sportive ride ??? when ,where etc.......
  2. John the Monkey

    John the Monkey Frivolous Cyclist

    No advice, just a chapeau! for taking the plunge, and best of luck to you!
  3. Disgruntled Goat

    Disgruntled Goat New Member

    Eat, eat and eat. And drink, drink.

    My memories? It hurt - mainly because I didn't eat enough.

    And the distance

    And the hills
  4. walker

    walker New Member

    Bromley, Kent
    All I can tell you is don't jump on a fast wheel to early, you sometimes find you will pass them about 30 miles down the road as they've blown a gasket.

    Oh, and if you find a group of riders, don't expect any of them have any idea of riding in a group
  5. You have spent £10,954.73 on your cycling kit - enjoy it to the full!

    Keep it steady and be safe.
  6. OP

    gezza New Member

    WRONG !!!!

    £10,529.19p:biggrin: Actually !!!
  7. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    Hey, go easy with the !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  8. Don't worry Keith, that's a few of gezza's spokes tinkling off...:biggrin:
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