Yes and no. Today I had a hospital appointment so I figured I'd check out the roads on two wheels - if you're going to fall off then what better time
Well it was hugely slippery out there and the rear let go once (and the front took this as an excuse to follow suit) but with suuuuuper smooth riding I managed to have a great time
The farming community has eased back on their farming to the point where the mud has disappeared from the roads, all the autumn leaves have rotted away and the temperature of the tarmac is just high enough for some grip. The tyres were cold and thus grumpy but with absolute concentration I managed to guide the bike along some A roads for a really nice run out
Up until now I have been defeated by local roads but this ride means I'm free from the car once more. Winter blues blown away. Until the ice sets in
Of course if I was a talented rider I could have ridden through the smeg and now be looking forward to the ice ...