8°C, strong NW with a few showers. mostly sunny.
Round the back of Dalton are some decent climbs and sweeping descents towards Parbold. The Mustang is good on hills despite being heavy. The weight is not noticeable unless you ride with somebody else on a lighter machine.
That return leg was hard in sections exposed to strong wind. Though the thermometer said 9°, it felt much colder.
The cafe was heaving (and quite noisy). Nevertheless, the service was still excellent. Mmm, espresso!