Ride Yorkshire Sportive 2019

He did it! On Sunday, Ben completed the 40 mile Ride Yorkshire Sportive – his longest ride yet and his first Sportive. He finished the ride in under three hours with legs left and a smile on his face. Grandad said he could have easily done it faster and could probably have cycled further too – the fact that he didn’t stop talking for the whole ride suggests he was never working as hard as he could! But actually we all agreed that it was better he hadn’t been pushed to his limit as it meant he finished smiling, and happy to do another ride later in the year. Originally the plan had been for Ben to ride with Aunty Nic whilst Dave and my Dad did the 40 mile ride as a sprint before doubling back to ride into the finish with Ben and Nic – but, to all…

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