Tomorrow we start, meaning that today was all about final preparations. This morning we had our 2nd rider meeting to explain all about tomorrow’s proceedings. Breakfast will be at 530 (who can eat at this time?), between 600 and 630 we should load our bags, at 645 we start our convoy to the pyramids (which is quite close by) to take pictures. At 830 we will load our bikes into a bus to be transferred to a spot at the edge of the city where we will be “released” to actually start cycling. 76k on day 1, not too long….
After that it was time to visit Ryan. He put in a shorter bolt and was able to tighten the calliper properly. To make sure it stays in place he used a lot of lock-tight. Anyhow the problem seems to be solved. After my visit to Ryan it was another wait until 500 when we had to hand in our permanent bags so these could be loaded into the truck. During the wait I had lunch with Andrew and Baldr at a falafel place next to the hotel.