Finally, a blog post. I’m sure there are some who are saying that & it certainly applies to me too. My last post was back in April when there were some frustrations that included the weather & WordPress blogging issues. Winter arrived & it was too easy to avoid riding much but we did do another “Northern migration” for warmer climes in July. In fact, July was to be my last riding until this week; 4 months off the bike! That period was “interesting”, with lawn bowling dominating & my club Pennant side progressing to the state finals. Riding was low priority but also lack-lustre; medically things weren’t right & so lots of discussions & tests were undertaken. Eventually the issues were tracked to a faulty cable in my electrics. Yes, sounds weird I know but long-term blog readers may recall that I have an implanted defibrillator (it’s not just the Bromptons that require diagnostics, servicing & tune-ups?).
So, a short break to the Hawks Nest & Tea Gardens area to the north of Sydney saw the Tardis carrying our Bromptons Peregrine & Clarence.
Off we went for a gentle ride (all I could cope with after such a break?), pootling around the ocean & river foreshores. The river front included yachts, launches, houseboats & “office boats” – although the workers seem to have gone fishing when we passed by?
Nearly back to the Tardis at our campsite, Clarence had gone well but with a temperature up to 38° it was me that needed the rest stop.
Looks like a perfect way to ease back into things. 🙂
Ta Dayna. A gentle starter was essential although the accompanying sea breezes & bridge ascents were not what I wanted. Some soreness after a couple of days but after some more time on the bike, now I think I’m ready for today’s Brompton Christmas Meander through the Eastern Suburbs?
Can’t miss that! Have fun 😊
Hi When your previous blog was titled Patience I never expected we would need so much. So glad you are slowly but surely returning to your meandering on your Brommie, it has been a long wait.
Ta for the comment. Hopefully, 2016 won’t test your/our patience in the same way?