On to my own thoughts pre the 2014 3 Peaks over on my personal blog.

The race that sucks me in has done so with no less gusto year on year. This year’s equipment / prep / strategy deliberation and fettling have left me in the usual whirl. I can’t ever think I’ve got everything right, but I’m pretty satisfied that I’ve done what I can. I know this for sure: the bikes I have are the best ever for this race, easily. Things can and do go wrong on the day with bikes, but that risk has been reduced and preparation on that score has been meticulous and considered.

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