And wind. Of the meteorological kind that is. What do you do on a rubbish day? Oliver (who is one of 2 old school friends doing this ride) convinced me to buy a turbo trainer. It sits in my study making me feel guilty, and is spectacularly dull to ride on. But I'm trying to get into the Sufferfest videos downloaded on my computer. They make me feel a bit dizzy to tell the truth. And I've bought a roof rack for the bike for those days I want to - er - drive - somewhere. Actually it is so I can get to places for riding without being killed on the roads and seems quite sensible. And I'm doing the odd spin class at the gym. But May 31st seems like quite soon all of a sudden. I'm a bit nervous.