MakingUpTheNumbers | National Downhill Series Round 4 – Hopton

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Can 14lbs and 8mm make our George any faster? He heads to his next Downhill race to find out.

‘It’s worse than ever’. MrsMakingUpTheNumbers has finally snapped.

My snoring is now unbearable apparently; so, after a visit to the GP I’ve been advised to lose two stones. That was six weeks ago; since then I’ve started running again and this fat fighter is nearly half-way to his goal weight!

‘I don’t care what it costs’ she said at the time and as much as I think she meant it, she’s now looking at a hefty bill. I’ve gone down a spring rate already, then there’s the fact that none of my three sets of race shorts fit me anymore; so combined that’s the best part of five hundred quid to start with. Still, ‘you can’t put a price on a good night’s sleep’; well, it turns out you can. I’m secretly wondering though if maybe losing some weight will make me faster? Let’s see…

MakingUpTheNumbers
The National Downhill Series amidst the rolling Shropshire countryside

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Comments (4)

    Thank you @howsyourdad1!

    My wife wants to know if the snoring has improved. She seems especially interested for some reason. Great read as ever ta.

    @pnik Up until last night I would’ve said yes but waking up this morning to find my wife asleep in another room suggests otherwise 🙂

    Cheers for the kind words!

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