Now being only 10 weeks out from the xmasepic2010, it is time to get on the bike.
Or for some of you, its time to actually get a bike.
The North Coast Retro Roadie Road Trip, or – Schoolies for Oldies….
What should you expect? Ask someone who has been before. They will tell you
all of which is avoidable, with just a little training.
A quick 8 week program is given here by Cycle Queensland. Although we are only attempting a more modest 56 km/day, the hills will require some minimal preparation. For those of you intending to “wing it” and “ride themselves in on the day”, you will suffer.
Be prepared to double your calorie intake with the usual prodigious packing away of pasta, fruit buns, sausage rolls and the north coast equivalent of cheese kranskies.
Be prepared for the festive camp-fire atmosphere where participants will be encouraged to perform acts, lewd and otherwise.
Be prepared for the attentions of the adoring public: