to indicate the direction to the peleton powering up the hill out of Whitehaven
The events marshal rides up the A595 as the last of the bunch cross the road ahead turn left, 81 of the 186 miles done but lots to come on this trip from Carlisle to Kendal down the coast and across the Lake District.
Honister Pass which was a popular place to watch the tour, but one that produced the worst of the Lakeland weather so its 1 in 4 gradient was also part stream. I watched that part of the race on the TV, not outside on the big screen in Workington but gradually drying out in the comfort of a pub.
An entry to ABC Wednesday, a journey through the alphabet, this week sojourning at T