Tour Days 5 & 6: Coimbra to Praia de Mira to Aveiro

Less prose and more photos today, inadequately capturing two very nice short rides, first downhill to the coast from steep Coimbra, followed by a jaunt amid the dunes along the beach running north to Aveiro. Here’s the Strava blow-by-blow for each Day 5 https://www.strava.com/activities/1036917090/embed/3ea74af3aa072a07eb1e2ef625577d58e59a3442 Day 6 https://www.strava.com/activities/1037859198/embed/fc5ca74602a0c6d5ae2b5126d2fc5947ddcfe7f0 And now on to snaps… The not-quite-high season-scene… Read More Tour Days 5 & 6: Coimbra to Praia de Mira to Aveiro

Tour Day 4: Leiria to Coimbra

There are three chainrings on most bikes these days, and the second, middle, ring usually gets almost all the work. It’s the go-to ring when things are flat. Yesterday was a day with very little second chainring usage. https://www.strava.com/activities/1034845304/embed/fd0b2c3874d7650c268444e6d77fa5144f41fe4c For those not clicking on the Strava embed (apologies that I’ve not yet figured how to… Read More Tour Day 4: Leiria to Coimbra