Well everyone it's finally happened, I have become attached to my bike, that is my shoes have! I've always been too scared to try SPD pedals and have stuck with my trusty toe clips until today. Some might say trying it 3 weeks before an epic (by my standards) ride might be leaving it too late but I never do things the easy way. I bought the shoes almost 2 years ago so I've had a while to think about it; this week I bought the pedals! A rather soggy 60 mile ride today was the tester and I lived to tell the tale. I won't get too cocky, I know it is inevitable that I'll fall off my bike while still attached at some stage and I'm not looking forward to it. Hopefully I won't do it at a set of lights with a huge queue of people all there to laugh at my misfortune! So wish me luck for tomorrow's ride, I'm just hoping my shoes will have dried out by the morning. Next purchase - overshoes!
I can't believe it's only 3 weeks to go. I don't know whether I'm nervous, terrified or really really excited!