Category Archives: Deloitte Ride Across Britain

Back To Normal?

After the conference and my week of pain killer cold turkey the intention was to ease my self back into the work routine. It didn’t happen. Well, the easing bit didn’t. I have found that when you are back you … Continue reading

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Olympic Torch Shuffle

I’m going to be an Olympic Torchbearer! Yes, that’s right, I’m going to be one of the lucky 8,000 people who will help carry the Olympic torch on a small part of its journey from Lands End all around the … Continue reading

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Ride Across Britain Photos – Best of the Rest

Chris! I just realised.  You’re wearing tights! I have had a request for more photos of RAB - I know, for most of you it’s a bit like inviting someone around to look at their holiday photos – but at least you have the … Continue reading

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Day 2 – More Photos and Reflections

After the first day’s excitement everyone got into a rhythm, a ritual you had to go through at the end and beginning of each day from collecting your bags, changing, showering, eating, getting the briefing, sleeping (when possible), cleaning drinking bottles, filling up … Continue reading

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Day 1 Photos and Reflections

It’s nearly two weeks since we completed our little bike ride. Once the euphoria had died down I must admit to feeling a lost without Ride Across Britain after it played such a big part of my life over the … Continue reading

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RAB Day 9 Okehampton to Lands End

So this is it. The last day. After last night’s emotionally charged evening the weather duly chipped in. Wind buffeted the tent all night and most people were awake again before the 4:30 wake up call – Europe’s The Final Countdown! … Continue reading

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RAB Day 8 Bath to Okehampton

Apologies for the radio silence the last few days. Day 8 was an epic for everyone and there was no time (or signal) to post a blog and yesterday was the last day so again no time to post any … Continue reading

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RAB Day 7 Ludlow to Bath

I thought I would try and blog earlier so I can see the words better on the screen and hopefully cut back in the typos. I am in my tent, changed into warm clothes ( it is pouring with rain … Continue reading

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RAB Day 6 Manchester to Ludlow

Today was an easy day. Flat for most of the route until 20 miles from home when, as the organisers say, it gets a. It grippy. Or in this case, double grippy meaning very steep. So easy apart from the … Continue reading

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RAB Day 5 Carlisle to Manchester

Today was another epic ride. 115 miles up Scap Fell, over some undulating terrain at the foot of the Peak District then into urban sprawl through Preston and Wigan. In rush hour. It took me just over ten and a … Continue reading

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