Saturday, November 24, 2012

Three becomes four - another rider joins our Etape adventure

Our group of under-prepared Englishmen heading off to France has now expanded to four people after Bobby - Oktoberfest drinking buddy, cricketer and enthusiastic exponant of lunges - joined out merry band.

He's bought a racing bike and signed on the line to join us in Annecy, but missed out on the hotel the rest of us are staying in. He's only a few minutes walk away, so we should see him out there.

However, this is a concern. Bobby is a bit taller than me and already at my target weight. He's also naturally fit and athletic, and is off on a cycling holiday in December.

He's going to take me apart on the hills and I hate losing.

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