Today I had a big training schedule and I was so happy to wake up to a glorious weather. My plan, amongst some other bits, called for a 7 hour ride. Whilst last year I was quite happy to do this on my own, this year I really like some company. So I found out that one of my friends had 5 hour ride on her plan and we decided to do it together. I did my extra couple of hours on my own.
And it worked out perfectly. For most of the ride our views were like this:
Notice that there is no single cloud in the sky :))))
Then, the obligatory coffee stop where I had the best skinny latte ever (sorry Starbucks)
The coffee shop was very popular with local riders so we enjoyed the view of some lovely bikes
And on my way back home I rode through Hyde Park - it was buzzing with people. And this is where we will be watching triathlon in the 2012 Olympics - and my place is less than couple of miles away, yay!!!
And as I rode couple of loops around Regent Park I caught a glimpse of this:
You've gotta love London.