Aha, someone else who has more gloves than Burberry! I have fingerless leather, fingerless fabric, fingerless spare fabric, fingered winter, fingered winter waterproof hi viz, semi fingered unless you fold them back neoprene, neoprene, undergloves, heated motorcycle gloves (we need heated gloves for pushbikes), heated undergloves, I think I am getting boring.....
FWIW, IMO, nobody embodies the spirit of the Pirates more than Barlos. He offered to throw his Outlaw finish and stay with me when I went down 15 miles into the mara. Because "don't worry about it, I did Florida last week".
No, he's not 4 stone 3lbs and he likes a pie and a pint, but his experience at this distance is not to be ignored.
Yeah, train for your age, weight, size, strength etc, but also, learn from the ones who have done it time and again.
Good luck Woody, watch out for the Taffs, if you are English and slow, they will try to set fire to you. ;O)
Well, if you can find the trigger for my cold urticaria and angiodema, there is a cheque in the post for you! I haven't been able to find it. But an interesting piece of information nonetheless from my point of view. Cheers.