Sunday Muddy Sunday – Telford Toothpaste, The Hell of the Wrekin.
Waiting to roll out. Introduction Two Sundays ago, I rode a reliability ride out of Bridgnorth, Shropshire called Sunday Muddy Sunday, or is it Telford Toothpaste, no, its the Hell of the Wrekin. To be honest I`m not sure what its called, but despite its identity crisis, whats this ride all about? The ride is pitched as Shropshire's tribute to Paris - Roubaix and is a 92km mixed surface ride that loops up and around the Wrekin and is run on the same day that the pros tackle the real Paris - Roubaix. Finishers are encouraged to watch the Pros finish in the pub with a beer and some frites at the end of the ride. A Late Early Start On the morning of the ride I turned up to sign on at 8.15am under a clear blue sky which at this time of