So it was today, that having piled into a headwind in minus degree temperatures for a couple of hours I delighted in turning into Brandon Country Park and its warm and comfortable cafe. I determined not to be a glutton having only ridden 40 miles at that point and ordered what I thought was a conservative but deserved baked potato with chilli con carne. Alas! They had run out.
The second option, described as a large yorkshire pudding with sausages and vegetables didn't sound like it would be too much of a problem to fit in and I duly visited the rest room while it was being cooked.
Indeed so confident was I that this meal would slot into a corner, ready for the return 30 odd, that as I came back to the counter to pay, I picked up a piece of date and walnut cake.
My only advice to you is; visit the Brandon Country Park restaurant, but when they say BIG, believe them. It was, as you can see, the size of my head.
I could not use the aero bars on my bike for the next hour and a half!
Miles for the day 77
Average 17 since 31st Dec 2014