Well we are now at the twelfth day of Christmas and six days into the New Year.
Anne and I have been away over the holiday period but now we are back home and all the decorations and other signs of Christmas have been packed away.
I thought that it was about time I started posting again........
Looking back at my mileage counter for last year it finished short of what I had aimed for. I had hoped to finish the year with 10,000 miles under my wheels, but after having been forced to stop riding throughout the whole of February due to medical reasons, it was always going to be difficult to achieve.
On the positive side I only missed my goal by 646 miles which is less than the average of 850 miles a month that I managed throughout the other eleven months.
Unfortunately 2012 has not started well........Storms with winds of 50 to 70 mph and driving rain have seriously curtailed my attempts to attack my mileage early..... My first weeks mileage is going to be low but it can only get better.
I am not planning to make any changes to my bikes this year.....I have got them all just as I want them......each bike is perfect for the events and style of riding that I use them for- whether that's Sportives Audax or Touring.
My love for endurance rides with plenty of hills is as strong as ever and it's those kind of rides that I will be concentrating on again this year.
No firm plans have been made for my touring rides although Euro Velo Route 6 is still constantly on my mind. As soon as I make my mind up I will let you all know.
Now all I need to do is to catch up with all my favourite blogs and then I will feel that I am really back.