"Typical three peaks stuff, nothing happens for hours then all these bikes arrive, the tension really gets to me........pass the salt please."


A brave BBC cameraman samples the famous three peaks flapjack, made to secret recipe which dates back to the early days of the race. Or perhaps we got it wrong and the actual flapjacks date from the early days of the race!


A sharp eyed marshall keeps watch.


"There goes another one, why do they just follow each other?
Just like sheep aren't they!"


"Who's silly idea was this?"


"Tell me just once more why can't we go to the top of Scafell in the car."