Sunny Sunday afternoons are made for cycling. Even better if it's following up a roast dinner with my parents! I went for a reasonably short (26k) bike ride up the Monnow. Quiet lanes there, b-roads back, and two border crossings.
It would possibly have made life easier if I'd remembered that the lanes turn into narrow pothole filled not-very-road-bike-friendly terrain. Which at one point turned into a huge road closed barrier! But some people walking down told me it would be fine, as long as I was happy lifting my bike over a ditch/fence/barrier at the other end - and a... continue reading »