A top few hours spinning in South Staffs were enjoyed by the intrepid polar cyclists Mark and Karl. Think Ice Road Truckers but with bikes and a slight Midlands twang.
The hours were made even more enjoyable by actually building Mark's bike before setting off...
It was an inauspicious start, setting of heroically from the house and walking down the road for 100m that resembled Solihull Ice Rink, does not look manly.
Lots of nice lanes, plenty of chat and loads of slush and ice. All a breeze for my mighty 27 x 1 1/4's but the real man today was Mark on his tubs...yes...TUBS..in winter! Plus he carried his spare, crossed over his broad, manly chest. Finally he has cast aside any lingering doubts over his ability to choose appropriate tyres
Looking forward to doing it again