Garry McGivern Travelsonabike2 bicycle tour of Ireland, Tuesday 16th-July-2019 Carrigtohill to Killarney. 63 miles. Well, I suppose it had to happen at some point. After all, I am in Ireland, rain! Although I can’t complain, it was only for about an hour this morning, and it is the first time I’ve seen rain, unlike my last time here. Then I saw nothing but rain.
I’d got up at five-thirty and had just had my usual breakfast of noodles when the rain started, so rather than pack away in the rain. I decided to wait it out. The forecast said it would stop around eight o’clock, which was fine with me. It gave me time to send Brooks saddles a shitty email.
The rain soon stopped, and I debated whether or not to wait for the tent to dry. But with no sign of the sun coming out, I decided to pack the tent away wet. And I was still on the road by eight o’clock. The tent soon dried out tonight with the stiff breeze that was blowing.
I wasn’t feeling particularly good around midday today. I think it was that scone I had yesterday!! But after ignoring it and pushing on, I felt a lot better, and tonight I feel fine.
I’ve also made a YouTube video of today’s ride, which you can watch on my YouTube channel.
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