Hardest day of cycling ever. Sun really kicked in today, and lots of unrelenting hills, just the right side of too steep so I could cycle up them. I was also knackered from the last 5 days as well.
Hardest day of cycling ever. Furthest and most elevation gained.
Started well. Good breakfast at the Sun Inn. Not raining as well which was also a benefit! Having to put on slightly damp clothes was a bit of a downer but there wasn’t really much choice. So off I went cycling up Dentdale following the route that winds up through the woods and farms, going upwards towards the clouds. Then it turns into a vertical face. The first of 3 huge and really steep climbs of the day and the highest. Steep isn’t really the word. I had to get of and push for most of the top third of the climb. It was so steep I think I would have problems on an unloaded bike, fully loaded up I was having problems just pushing it. Continue reading “PCW – Day 5”