Tour Of Watopia 2021 – Stage 5: Longer Ride

Today I took part in the fifth and final stage of this years Tour of Watopia. And I must say, I am absolutely wiped out from this one. The route today was Three Sisters, a route I have done once before. For those unfamiliar, this is the Forward Hilly KOM, the Epic KOM, the Radio … Read more

Tour Of Watopia 2021 – Stage 4: Longer Ride

Today’s ride was the Tour Of Watopia 2021 – Stage 4: Longer Ride, and for this one we were off out on the Big Loop, covering the Epic KOM (again), a jolly around the Jungle Circuit, and then back home via the Volcano. Whilst this wasn’t (in my opinion) the hardest ride of the Tour … Read more

Tour Of Watopia 2021 – Stage 3: Longer Ride

Two Tour of Watopia 2021 rides in a row where I’ve arrived late and missed the pack. I guess I could have waited till the 5pm ride and gone off with the bunch, but I suspected this one would take a while, and in some ways I kinda wanted to get it over and done … Read more

Tour Of Watopia 2021 – Stage 2: Longer Ride

Well by jingo, that was knackering. I mean, I knew it would be a tiring ride, what with the pre-ride notes saying 900m of climb over 40km, but to do that on a Tuesday evening after a bank holiday weekend spent eating excessive amounts of scones and cake? Yeah, brutal. This was a new route … Read more

Tour Of Watopia 2021 – Stage 1: Longer Ride

Today was my (late) start to the Tour of Watopia 2021. Having been outdoors all week, I left it until the last day of Stage 1 to get involved. Sadly, I faced a couple of technical issues during this ride which whilst not ruining the ride for me, did make it feel way harder than … Read more