John and I have done done plenty of hiking and running challenges in our holidays but, over May half term, we're doing our first cycling challenge. Lon Las Cymru is a 254-mile cycle route from Cardiff Bay to Holyhead.
Mini bike tour: day 3, like 2 drowned rats
The forecast for today was for progressively worsening wind and rain. Therefore, we decided to get up early and get home as fast as possible, trying to outrun the bad weather! After another delicious breakfast, we packed our bags and loaded them onto the bikes and set off. The road started climbing very soon and... Continue Reading →
Mini bike tour: day 2, the assault course
For today, I chose a route from the book, Lost Lanes Wales. We’ve done a few of the routes from the book already and thoroughly enjoyed them. This one was listed as ‘very challenging’, with a rough off road section, and a lot of ascent. ‘That’s ok’, I thought... ‘we’ve got all day. I can... Continue Reading →
Mini bike tour: day 1, the adventure begins
John and I plan to do a 250 mile bike tour in May. It’s called Lon Las Cymru and runs from Cardiff to Holyhead through the Brecon Beacons and Snowdonia. Our BNBs are all booked and we plan to meet up with some friends too, so we’re really looking forward to it. My bags With... Continue Reading →