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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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Day 6 – Fair to Middling (Wigan to Kendal)

Today was a bit of a nothing day. Not much happened. We didn’t ride that far. There weren’t any hills of note. Nobody had any accidents, or punctures even. The most dramatic thing that happened was that Team B (whose … Continue reading

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Day 5 – Crossing the Mersey (Shrewsbury to Wigan)

If yesterday was easy going, today was even more of a breeze. We were a lot more organised in the morning, and got off to an earlier start. And the distance today was only 75 miles. It’s a gentle rise … Continue reading

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Day 4 – Getting into the Groove (Chepstow to Shrewsbury)

Today was always going to be a hard day – it was supposed to be the first day over 80 miles, the newness would have worn off, and the niggles would have developed into full-blown aches and pains. I was … Continue reading

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Day 2 – Off the Beaten Track (Bodmin to Tiverton)

When I started training for this ride, I spent most of my time riding the small roads – country lanes with little to no traffic. At some stage, the group I went riding with went to Evesham along the A46. … Continue reading

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LEJOG, Day 1

Having woken up at 4:30 (as you do), driven the 5 and a half hours to our destination, we had a quick lunch and started back towards where we came from. I must admit that it was ┬árather daunting driving … Continue reading

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