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Devon Coast to Coast – Day 3

The last day. One last challenge, but also one last chance to live the experience of the ride. No disappointment on either front. There were three hilly sections, a long steady downhill run into Plymouth, and beautiful scenery throughout. Lydford … Continue reading

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Devon Coast to Coast, Day 2

We knew it was going to rain today. The forecasts a week before had been consistent all the way in: chance of rain on Thursday, definite rain on Friday, and sunny on Saturday. Like a looming exam for a student, … Continue reading

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Striving for fitness

I wrote a year ago about Strava, and about how it was then providing me with something to strive for in my cycling. Since then, a lot has changed. I was fit at that stage, having just done a LEJOG … Continue reading

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After the Cycle

I’ve been meaning to write a post sort of summarising the LEJOG trip, but for some reason, I haven’t known what to say. There’s so much to say, that I don’t know which parts to leave out. The easy bits … Continue reading

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Day 12 – The Last Straw (Helmsdale to John o’Groats)

This is being written late at night from a hotel in Glasgow, after cycling to John o’Groats, and then driving half-way home for 6 hours. So out of necessity it’ll be short. But the important thing is that we made … Continue reading

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Time to Go

After what seems like many months of planning, and preparation, and training, it’s finally time to pack up and head for Land’s End. Then follows 12 days of cycling around 55 – 81 miles per day, before heading back home. … Continue reading

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Lost in Shelfield Space

On the road from Wootton Wawen to Morton Bagot, there is a beautiful section of road. The land falls away on the left, running steeply down to a stream in a valley, rolling gently up to another ridge about a … Continue reading

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