South Downs Way Double

Andy wasn’t long back from racing the Tour Divide, which he finished in 24 days. A great ride for him, especially given the horrendous weather the first week, and the early monsoon rains in New Mexico. I was eager to meet up, ride with him, and get the lowdown on his experience, and learn what I could from him in preparation for my attempt in 2015.

We talked about the South Downs Way, known as a good training route for many UK based Tour Divide racers. Then I stupidly said “Let’s do the double, then we don’t have to mess about getting trains”.

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