Coming into Gresford we stopped at the local Pub traded dinner vs camping, the owner let us camp in the garden behind the pub. Nice with some variety to our normal food but the portion was not what we were used to so had to eat some sandwiches when back in the tent..
- Reaching the top gave us back the climbing self esteem after having to turn back earlier at the Thunderbolts way. After that it was downhill and a more flat ride into Tamworth. Had couple of days in Tamworth and had the front chain rings replaced. From beginning we had 26, 36 and 48 in front and 11-34 on rear. Phim changed the two smallest chain rings to a 22 and 32 and I had a 22 teeth chain ring on my bike.
Immediately noticed that the change meant that we had much lower gears now, ready for some serious climbing :)
Cycling out of Tamworht we also had the first rainy day, were completely soaked when we reached Attunga and our camping spot for the night. Next morning we were lucky with some sunny hours so we could dry all our equipment.