Day 8 has been a nice change. I’ve had company and not had to talk to myself. At the end of the month, I’m heading over to Dublin for a mini cycle touring holiday with Rose. So we used today as an opportunity to dust off the old Peugeot and take it for a spin around Sheffield. Make sure everything works, give the legs a spin and catch some rays*.

*Note to self – Idea for coffee table book.¬†Catching Rays – Photographs of famous Ray’s in sultry bikini’s

The sun had it’s hat on and was doing what it does best, instantly¬†incinerating it’s own hat with blistering temperatures. Poor old sun, no hat for you.

 

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The lovely retro Peugeot

 

We made the most of the good weather by rolling down the hill into town. Having a ride through the cycle paths and quiet ways around the city, then stopping for a coffee in the centre. After a ride up a couple of climbs, we were then back home for a cuppa.

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The ectoplasm of a now forgotten bicycle covering the road.

It was all together a pretty chilled ride. Soaking up the sunshine and exploring Sheffield like two curious sponges. In my opinion, these are always the best ones. The best rides, not the best sponges.

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