Meet John Bennie, whose last sportive ride was the awesome Bealach Mor event, which takes on the highest public road in the UK, the incredible 'Pass of the Cattle' in Wester Ross, Scotland. John's fuel of choice to power him over the 600m+ pass? - the Whisky Flapjack!
Name: John Bennie
Bottom Gear: 30/39/50 – 27/12
Current bike: Unbranded Chinese Carbon frame
What do you take with you on a ride? Phone/ High 5 Energy drink & Gels/ Waterproof Jacket/ Flapjack
Why do you ride sportives? It’s a great day out with like-minded people
What was your last sportive? Bealach Mor
What’s your favourite event and why? Don’t have a favourite – each has their own appeal
What’s the longest sportive you’ve done? 90 miles
What’s your most memorable sportive moment? Bealach Mor – Applecross Pass is such a challenge
What’s your worst sportive moment? Bonking with 40 miles still to go. Argh….
When was the last time you walked up a hill? Bealach Mor last September
How much training do you do before an event? Long-ish (3-4hr) Saturday rides
What’s your top sportive riding tip? Pace yourself and talk to people
Favourite feed station fodder? Whisky Flapjack ;-)
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