After the 3 Peaks forum seems to have dried to a trickle for another year, it’s heartening to find this charming, eloquent tale of Kona / Minx rider Jenn Hopkins’ first Three Peaks race, which took her to third place on the ladies’ podium.

“Popping out of the cloud and seeing the valley floor below is a lovely, if brief experience – the rocks and wet grass demand full attention”