I am starting a petition for the season of “Summer” to start on May 20th and finish June 13th. The remainder of the crap months between then and September 21st shall be re-categorised as “Wet and bloody miserable“. I assume I can count on your support?
In previous years where Summer is really October with more time for the rain to fall in the daylight, I’ve whinged on incessently about how cold, moist and essentially horrid riding in the rain in. In a departue that owes much to apathy and age, this time around I’ve just given up riding completely. Only once in the last two weeks have I managed to force myself out, with work getting in the way of two night rides and basic bloody laziness gluing me to the sofa the last time out.
I was keen to go last weekend but when it was sunny, I was indisposed with a shovel and a pained expression, and when it was time to ride, it was also time to rain.
I know I have all the kit to ride in the shit weather. I appreciate once you are out there, it’s nowhere near as bad. I fully understand thatn an under-ridden Al becomes an extremely grumpy one, but i look outside and all I see are umbrellas, coats and general misery.
So rahter than man up and get on with it, I’ve gone with a complaint. I think that’s a pretty accurate window on my world right now 🙁 The hedgehog is bloody annoyed, and needs someone to shout at. Luckily I have children for that kind of thing.