Sorry, but if you understand my own internal competitiveness with myself you’ll understand why this is worthy of its own post.
Yesterday I set a new personal best for my ride home from work of 13 minutes and 49 seconds, thanks to a new route from my friend Mike and a strong tailwind.
Today I smashed that, doing 12 minutes and 40 seconds! Thanks today to a slight tailwind and some nice traffic lights!
I may as well throw my cycle computer away now as I’ll never beat that.
Of course, if I want something to aspire to then there’s my sister’s friend who just cycled
John O’Groats to LAnds End in 7 days. SEVEN DAYS!!!! See here: http://rogjogle.blogspot.com/2007/07/stats-and-route.html