On the road to the London Revolution

Source: http://www.thefitbits.com/2016/04/on-road-to-london-revolution.html

London Marathon might be on everyone’s agenda right now but I’ve got a few more miles than 26.2 on my mind. 158.8 more miles, to be exact.

The London Revolution is the UK’s largest multi-day sportive, a 185 mile loop around the capital, taking place 14/15 May. Promising to be more than just another sportive, it’s as much about competition as it is community, apparently catering for cyclists of all abilities – from the leg-shaving racers to the endorphin-hunting bike fiends like me.

Although, I have been known to shave my legs, you know, just once or twice…

The thing that got me most excited about this event isn’t the cycling, but the camping. Anyone who knows me will know I’m a sucker for going back to basics, surrendering all mod cons (bar my iPhone for the camera) and immersing myself in the great outdoors.

After 100 miles of hard riding on the first day, we’ll return to a fully functioning basecamp with complete with a two-course meal, hot showers, overnight bike security and access to a c…

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