Those chips taste great after another big day on the bike
The gun went off and the pace at the start was the hottest we have had yet. Buzz and I got a good start and our roadie background has allowed us to get a good position early in each stage. We hit the first of 3 big climbs and I knew I was going to hurt today. Buzz was riding strongly, however my legs were not with me. There is nothing worse than being in a race and you know you are going to suffer from the get-go! I was feeling ok, however I know the week has caught up with me. This was going to be one tough stage for me.
We were climbing for the first hour and a half. I was just focused on the wheel in front of me with tunnel vision. Every muscle in my body was screaming at me to stop. There is no choice but to suck it up and keep going.
|Look for the profile in your next magazine!|
|The Shopping Centre at one end of Grabouw|
|And another at the other end of Grabouw|
|Team KMD male model "Buzzolini" getting set up for |
his shoot with Oakley
|Where we have stayed the last 2 nights....very comfortable|
|My teammate getting some local souvenir|
|Tough in the tent village, and those mountans are |
what we climbed up, along and back down again today
|This is why we didnt stay in the tent village. Not the contrast |
with our digs!