Our first TCW of 2018 rolled out of Knighton on the last weekend of April. It's always a gamble so early in the year, and just a couple of weeks earlier, we were under 2ft of snow! However the weather gods had decided to be kind, and it only rained on the Friday, leaving day two and three completely rain free and dry, well, from the sky that is!! Andy, Phil, Chris and Vicky all ride together up in Macclesfield, and were joined by Stu (Stourport), Arwel, Gareth and Aron (Carma
Another nice surprise in April was the return of Alex (and friends) and Chris, both of whom came on the TCW in 2017. For Chris it was early in the year, and glorious after the driest spring in decades. For Alex though, it was a different story. It rained, howled and battered him and seven other friends for the whole weekend, survived to tell the story, and wanted more! So when he asked for better weather on April 20, I said "sure, no problem, I'll book it now" with my crystal
Trans Cambrian Way in 3 words 1) Excellent 2) Challenging 3) Rewarding. Just do it.
Day 1 I would say was an easy intro, it's all relative as you will find out. Plenty of ups and downs on grassy trails, with stunning opportunities to view the Welsh countryside. I say opportunity as the weather really needs to play ball to capitalize, unfortunately for us it did not on this occasion, but it is Wales and it does rain sometimes. All I can say is you can only get wet once, then