Flitwick Tri and Chinook-o members (Chris & Rick) decided to join me (and Eddy Merckx) on Simon Barnes' ride from his superb cafe in Redbourn.
The pace was a leisurely 16mph and the route and company were great.
We regrouped at the top of Tom's Hill.
And the three of us were first back at the Hub for coffee, cakes and hot chocolates:
The distance was about 40 miles and a great warm up for the Rapha Festive 500 starting on the 24th December.