Faheem’s cycle at Suikerbos
Cycled Suikerbos with Farhana today. I haven’t wrote a ride summary in a while but damn.
This was severe. I have never experienced winds that strong in every possible direction. It was as if you were clinging to your bike for dear life reading all sorts of duas. Farhana showed some serious strength on the climbs I am truly impressed. But I guess I can’t expect less of a two time iron-man and 11 time comrades finisher. I am immensely grateful she came with else I would have been alone. Suikerbos didn’t disappoint today and gave us a solid workout. There seemed to be an ugly headwind on every climb. We saw just one baboon the entire ride, it seems like even the animals were taking shelter in this weather. There was even an overturned tractor on the big downhill to warn us to keep it slow and steady. Not that we needed a warning. We actually finished in a decent time considering the torturous conditions and both of us are eager to go back for more suffering.