Shane wont be coming with me as he is away with his daughters and a mate for the New Year period which makes it a bit challenging from the emotional side, but I have a girlfriend coming for emotional support and my father in law (Bill - ever reliable) will be there for mechanical and bike support and to drive my support car.
I have trained hard for about five weeks now, maybe nearly six, but five have been very constant and challenging and I am ready. Realistically I wont win, but I have the following goals:-
- Not get to stressed on the day, be calm, this is familiar territory, I have time trialled a lot before
- Enjoy the day (yeah right)
- Ride to plan and warm up to plan and give it everything
My wheels are ready, my bike is clean, I am pumped and nervous (and it is still two days away).....It will be a fun day and to be competiting at an event at this level is awesome and will be a fantastic experience.
Thanks for the comments on the blog...will let you know how I went, and hopefully have some photos of the day.