Tuesday, 29 November 2011

TOIL and Trouble, the Elmden way

Last friday I had a TOIL day (Time Off In Lieu) so I decided a bike ride was in order. I am rubbish at hills so I thought I'd have a wander round the border country of Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Essex, those notoriously mountainous regions.

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 For anyone doubting my credentials, here's the profile. Alpine, I think you'll find

and if you don't believe me that's the gradient. A whacking 7.5% or 8%. Impressed?