Ride Captain’s Account – On the Road
After a quick briefing, it was time to roll out. A steady group of riders emerged onto the road following our support bus and we were away. Within just a few kilometers, people were stopping to adjust handlebars that had not been aligned correctly, skipping gears and other easily remedied mechanical problems. Probably the funniest incident was one rider who had never ridden this kind of thing before and had his regular underpants on under his padded shorts and had definitely never used chamois cream before. I must add he learnt very quickly and acquitted himself very well through out the ride.
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