[Editor’s note: London entered Tier 4 lockdown. All our group rides were therefore cancelled.]
At least this year has been consistent. Pretty much every plan we have made has gone down the toilet. Back into semi-lockdown as we plunge into Tier 3. Thankfully, we can ride in groups of 6 with the same restrictions on stopping and so on as we had in Tier 2. All is not lost.
I have a new, more Zen approach to life and Covid now. As those who ride with me will attest, I have been becoming more and more frustrated and angry about the virus, how we are dealing with it and how it has wrecked 2020 and shows no signs yet of being much kinder in
It feels good to be writing an email about group rides again. Lockdown 2.0, for all that it’s been a fairly ‘lite’ version, has been a particularly dispiriting time for many people. A mix of shorter days, worse weather and the continuing torrent of depressing news stories hasn’t helped. For many, myself included, cycling has