TRs Blurb n Blog, June 22, 2009
Who's coming? I'm thinking of doing it fixed.
It's on the 4/5th July
It's not just about the size of your cog.
posted by TRs Blurb n Blog [270 posts] 22nd June 2009 - 17:06
not coming to the Gore sportive then? try *that* on a fixed...
posted by Dave Atkinson [6069 posts] 22nd June 2009 - 17:18
You'll be far from alone doing it fixed. My friend Tim and I will be there, he fixed, me just single-speed... did it two years ago and it was a catalogue of pain but brilliant nonetheless. Get yourself some serious lights and pray for a rain-free night...
posted by andrewfurlow [36 posts] 22nd June 2009 - 17:25
I must remember to charge my lights up! How long does it normally take riding on one gear?
posted by TRs Blurb n Blog [270 posts] 22nd June 2009 - 17:58
what, hills, you gotta be joking!
posted by TRs Blurb n Blog [270 posts] 22nd June 2009 - 18:00
When we did it I think we left at 8.30 and got there about 7 or so the next morning, including a hour stop in the middle...
posted by andrewfurlow [36 posts] 22nd June 2009 - 18:19
Are there many hills? I only ride around London where it is flat. How much harder is it than say the London to Brighton ride?
posted by BananaDrama [42 posts] 23rd June 2009 - 18:53
there's no big hills to speak of, though the end is a bit up-and-down and that can sap your energy a bit...
posted by Dave Atkinson [6069 posts] 23rd June 2009 - 19:35
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