Club Crap

Going over some of my old posts today, I noticed that I seem to be stuck in the Sufferfest’s Downward Spiral.

Despite the observation(s) I made when I received the bonehead award late February, I’ve continued to make the same stupid mistakes.

I fumbled in Flanders, got back on my bike before I fully recovered and then increased the stakes for the next BHA while freezing off my bike in the Hochsauerland.

And because I wanted to crush the competition, I followed that with a week of egghead rides, finishing myself off in Fourons…

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French Alps in Türkiye

Relaxing in Türkiye

Due to a lazy holiday in Türkiye, the Strava challenges for September and October did/will not bring new “records”. Not that I care much – before going to the beach, I had a ball in the Eifel during and the day after the Eifel Cycling Classic and I really needed the time off “zee baik”…

(Garmin: http://connect.garmin.com/activity/378911239 and http://connect.garmin.com/activity/379499168)

For Paula, my faithful companion on most of my ridiculous cycling expeditions, it was a long overdue “holiday in the sun”. Being Portuguese, the summer in the Netherlands was not that bad (July/August), but compared to the real stuff, to her it it was like it is for me to cycle in the south of my country…

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