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25 July 2009 / / Uncategorized

Chris joined us for today, for the cycle south to near King’s Lynn. We started with the only climb of the day – near Caistor, at around 160m altitude, which…

24 July 2009 / / Uncategorized

Nice and sunny today, I spent a good while in the middle section of the day’s ride relaxing in the sun, much to Dan’s annoyance! However, first we had the…

23 July 2009 / / Uncategorized

Back on the bike today. Nice and dry day for once, except for a heavy shower on top of the North York Moors. We stuck closely to the planned route,…

22 July 2009 / / Uncategorized

I took a rest day today as I was still shattered after yesterday. Dan, and Addy (who was joining us for the day) set off at about 10am. Soon after…

21 July 2009 / / Uncategorized

Not a great day, a bit of a disaster in fact. Anna retired completely with an injury and Dan’s back wheel sheared. It also rained for much of the day.…

21 July 2009 / / Uncategorized

The forecast sounded promising for today, but we awoke to steady rain. The original plan had been to take a forest track along the west side of Loch Lochy, but…

19 July 2009 / / Uncategorized

The first half of today involved getting to Inverness, which consisted of two sharp climbs and corresponding descents, and two stints along the A9 to cross bridges – not nice.…

18 July 2009 / / Uncategorized

Today started with, as the forecast promised, steady rain and a fairly strong northerly wind. After having a huge fry-up breakfast at the excelleny and friendly Pentland Hotel, we headed…

17 July 2009 / / Uncategorized

After a long (8 hour) but uneventful train journey through seemingly endless bands of rain, broken up with various cups of coffee and a foot-long Subway sandwich at Inverness, we…

17 July 2009 / / Uncategorized

Ok cycle last night from Edinburgh Waverley station to parents – 10.6km in 32:30. Half in the rain, half dry. However, properly raining this morning, so gratefully acceping lift in…