65km for 65 Roses

A few weeks ago I got a text from a friend:

Hey! I'm going to be walking or riding 65km, I want to raise money for cystic fibrosis

Cue the expected response from me of “sounds like fun! Want someone to join you?” It appears I still haven't learned to keep my mouth shut, instead of always getting myself involved in things.

After we quickly ran the figures and determined that spending 13 hours walking didn't sound like much fun, we quickly decided we would ride. Now I've ridden 100km before during the Around the Bay bike ride nearly 2 years ago, so I have an idea of what that distance feels like. Chere on the other hand, does not. However she's got two incredible traits which mean that on the day I know she will be fine: [...]  read more