Sunday saw us on Pea Royd Lane for the National Hill Climb Championships. It was a good field with some 150 competitors and many more supporters. Nigel in particular had a very vociferous supporter cheering him on.
Hill climbing is all about pain management. Paul (Kippy) looks to be riding within his pain threshold here
But as soon as he gets to the finish the effort shows
There is a brief look of concern from the marshalls before they decide he is going to survive and they prepare to dump him at the side of the road.
A few more shots….