Colin Williams

Audax ‘22
Colin Williams

What was your reason for wanting to ride the Trafalgar Way?

I attempted the ride in 2019 but failed to complete it due to the weather. It has a great back story and was always going to be memorable.

How would you sum up your ride of the Trafalgar Way to a friend?d

The ride is a real adventure, super hilly out of Cornwall, very scenic and picturesque. If you can make it tothe sleep stop, you’ve cracked it.

what was your most memorable part of the ride?

My most memorable part of the ride was the leg up from the coast at Bridport to Sailsbury. I really had todig in there.

What are your top 3 tips for anyone thinking of riding the Trafalgar Way?

Top 3 tips. Arrange for a sleeping bag/blanket to be at the sleep stop. Carry plenty of food. Go steady on the Cornwall hills.

What are your top bits of equipment or kit you wouldn’t want to ride the Trafalgar Way without?

Top equipment. A very good front light/power pack. A good choice of warm jackets/leggings etc. An Apidura saddle pack

What bike (make and model) and chainset / cassette set up did you ride the Trafalgar Way with (if available)?

I rode my steel bike called Amaro, made by a friend in Bilbao. Campagnolo 50/34. 11/28

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