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The Volta a Portugal 2013, Part Two & Postscript

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Prequel

The second half of the Volta a Portugal went very badly for me and the team. My problem was that the extra ‘tax’ on the body from fighting the saddle sore, the antibiotics caused me to get a viral sinusitis, which even now, three weeks later is affecting me (but getting better at last).

This virus completely KO’d me on the penultimate day, before the time trial.

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Stage Eight – Torre, the queen stage

I’ve never been one for complaining about things, I mostly keep a positive outlook, even when the odds are st