Squiz logo


Day 1 Getting a Bike

02 May 2016 8:15pm (3 years ago)

I'm being given a new Mountain Bike which my cousin won in a competition, but there's a chance that this won't turn up for 4 weeks.

Last night, Sunday 1 May, I was at Red Door Studios dancing to some West African Disco. It was a great night, the plan was to go for an hour and 4 hours later glow sticks were everywhere and the smoke machine was on.

During the evening whilst drinking beers and dancing, explained to my friends what I'd got myself into. I told them the tale about my cousin winning a bike and that she was giving it to me but that might not turn up for 4 weeks and this does not help with my training and preparation. Liam said that he had a spare bike for me to borrow.

So this evening I went around to pick up the bike, Liam explained that he bought the bike from a Police auction. We did some quick work on the bike, pumping up the tyres and adjusting the brakes.

Then it was my first time to ride a bike in years, admittedly only 200m but still…

Liam's Bike he kindly lent me

 Next post

Random Post

Winter is coming!
And by this I don't mean it's getting cold, yet, or anything. This weekend we moved out of British Summer Time and the clocks went back.
04 Nov 2016 (2 years ago)


Follow me on Strava