Jon @ Grit’cx has written a pre-race appetite whetter

They talked about multiple punctures and frame breakages, broken wheels and broken people. They also talked fondly of the wiry fellow competitors, the very Northern announcer, and the local hospitality. They talked about unfinished business.

And then you’ll sprawl on the ground at the finish line, swearing about being too slow and promising to be back next year, with lighter wheels, better training and a smaller belly.

Read it on Grit.cx here