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Friday, 16 September 2011
Descending Titsey Hill

Yesterday evening I decided to brave the local traffic and descend Titsey Hill by road (I normally take the off-road route down).  I’m not sure it was a good idea, although it gave me a nice speed rush, and I achieved what must be my fastest speed on my mountain bike: 72.1 km per hour (44.8 miles per hour). I was overtaken by a few idiots on the way down. I guess they were rushing home to their TVs, suppers and families, but I can’t imagine what posesses someone to cross a double solid line, and overtake on a blind bend….

When I arrived back home I found my head was an object of mirth. Investigating in the mirror, I discovered that my hair had taken on the form of the inside of my cycling helmet:


Finally, here’s the full route I took, of which the descent was a part:

Posted by bigblue on 16/09/2011 at 03:10 PM
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