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Monthly Archives: July 2011

Coast 2 Coast Challenge – Keswick to Alston

July 27, 2011 | 8:43 pm

The route for day 2 took us out of Keswick town centre and after a short ride along some lovely cycle paths by the river, we started to climb… Most of the day was spent climbing, as you can see … Continue reading


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Coast 2 Coast Challenge – the real challenge was the rain

July 26, 2011 | 7:23 am

Continuing my challenge on the Saturday morning, I woke to the rain shown at the beginning of the video below. Scenes from my Coast 2 Coast ride I joked with a couple of people the day before about the weather … Continue reading


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Four4aCure Fundraising

July 24, 2011 | 6:08 pm

Yesterday I spent 7 and a half hours at ASDA Handsworth Sheffield, collecting for Diabetes UK, towards my total for the Four4aCure challenge. I was ably assisted by Samuel as well as Nikki and the girls. Apart from three 15 … Continue reading


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Coast2Coast challenge – riding from Whitehaven to Keswick

July 22, 2011 | 10:36 pm

Setting off after lunch from Whitehaven, we cycled through a housing estate before quickly finding ourselves on cycle route 71, part of the National Cycle Network. This took us south for a couple of miles before turning east on what … Continue reading


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Coast2Coast challenge….. done!

July 21, 2011 | 9:41 pm

Three days after arriving in Newcastle and I think I have just about dried out! Which means I should let you all know how I got on! I set off from Tickhill at 6.15 on Friday morning to cycle to … Continue reading


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More Coast2Coast photo’s

July 20, 2011 | 9:05 am

This weekend’s Coast2Coast challenge was organised by Cyclewild. This is the second ride I have done with them and I cannot recommend them highly enough. They make the ride so much more enjoyable with their passion for cycling and constant … Continue reading


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Coast2Coast 2011 Photo album

July 19, 2011 | 7:25 pm

I’ve put up a few photo’s and a couple of videos from this weekends Coast2Coast ride at the following link. Hopefully, they will give you a little flavour of the challenge! Photo Gallery


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Simple maths

July 19, 2011 | 6:27 pm

This + This = This


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Swimming on my bike

July 16, 2011 | 8:36 pm

I like riding my bike, but not so much if the weather is poor. A normal Sunday morning ride with the lads usually gets cancelled if the forecast looks bad! Clearly, given the choice, I’m a fair-weather cyclist! Unfortunately, I … Continue reading


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A Motley Crew

July 15, 2011 | 12:22 pm

The official start point with my fellow cyclists! Most of whom I have never met!


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