Category Archives: Organised Rides

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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RAB Day 4 Glasgow to Carlisle

This should have been an easy ride – sunny weather, not too hot, the lowest climbing of any day – but it wasn’t. In fact inmany ways it was the toughest.The start was the usual chaotic scrabble to get tires … Continue reading

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RAB Day Zero

The day gas finally dawned, or the day before has, when we travel to John’O Groats (JOG). Up eat as I couldn’t sleep. Last minute packing adjustments or additions in reality. My hand luggage is more like A second bag. … Continue reading

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Last Day Preparation

Even though this is a supported ride there is still a huge amount to do especially as we are riding as a team. I had to update the Board on our progress in getting the business to get on their … Continue reading

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Last Minute Jitters

We are all now behaving like nervous school boys as the culmination of all the inadequate training and preparation draws near. Everyone seems to have a slight physical problem – knees, wrists, back you name it. The weather forecast changes every hour but … Continue reading

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A Week To Go….

Oh my word, it’s a week to go. A week to go! Can I back out? I’m a middle aged sedentary office worker for goodness sake not someone who will be starting a 1,000 mile cycle next weekend. This all seemed … Continue reading

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King Of The Downs Part 2

Nearly half way, the rain had stopped and I was feeling OK. The wind had picked up but at our backs. If it stayed coming form the south west the last stretch home was going to be tough that was something to … Continue reading

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Suffolk Sunrise 100

A few firsts last weekend – first organised cycling event and first time attempting 100 miles. We signed up to the Suffolk Sunrise about three months ago and now the day had finally arrived we were all a bit jittery and nervous. After a … Continue reading

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