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13 - 19 May 2012

RacingThePlanet: Jordan 2012 Blogs

Let the MARCH begin
09-May-2012 09:25:33 AM [(GMT) Greenwich Mean Time: Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, London]

First and last post from London town.

Team mate Blain has arrived from Canada. Only a couple of beers last night and a stonking protein salad courtesy of the Good Dr. 

Hauled out all my gear (everything brand new as I have a terrible habit of throwing EVERYthing away in disgust and anger at the end of each race - convinced I'll never do another). Wee problem when I ripped in to my new desert shirt - "Looks a bit small" said Blain - err "It's a jolly Womens large" was my reply!! Nightmare! On line retailer screwed up. Much stress - ho hum. A heated voicemail at 9pm on the retailers voicemail produced a reply within minutes (at least his customer care is good). New shirt arrived today by bike courier... but its baby blue! I'll look like a complete loser in that! Just raced off to the shop in the pouring rain for a last minute replacment...!

Also picked up my shoes (the 4th !! pair I have bought in the last month. Just can't seem to find any I like...) from the cobbler who had done a great shop stitching my gaiters on. 

Not sure what else wont work/will look stupid/or have been forgotten - but it's almost too late...!

Blain popped in to the office and we squeezed our first run of the year in together. Naturally it was raining but that should all change in Jordan.

Righto - MARCH'g on - next post - Jordan!!
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