This is the blog about a journey to undertake an Enduro Challenge across the Pyrenees to raise £7500 for Great Ormond Street Hospital and KidsCo, two children's charities very close to our hearts. I am a novice rider, never been off road and have a lot to learn! We set off from near Biarritz on the 7th September 2011 for 3 days and we will be on the bike about 10 hours each day, riding entirely off-road; challenging terrain and as far as I'm concerned a tad frightening too!
Thursday, September 8, 2011
Had a bit of a big spill on a steep rocky descent. Some rather blue & violet bruises developing- and on my hand whilst trying to wash off some mud, realised there was a rather black bruise, not mud & therefore unlikely to wash off!!! The terrain is getting ever trickier, will take a view in the morning and may have to bow out gracefully ( if limping). Hmph A demain .....