Monthly Archives: August 2013

Reflections on London to Paris

After a day travelling and a morning cleaning my bike and Kath washing all the cycling gear I think its time to reflect on the 3 days. First of all a few facts: Day 1 Cycled 100.4 Km climbed 918 … Continue reading

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L2P day3 Beauvais-Paris

Having had hot weather on day 1, rain on day 2 the weather god decided we needed just a bit more of a challenge with biting winds to go with even heavier rain. The overnight forecast was for an improvement … Continue reading

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L2P day2 Dieppe/Beauvais

Did we sleep? No Was it raining? Yes Did I get lost finding Kath’s hotel? Yes Did I manage to keep upright all day? No After a sleepless night it was off the Ferry at 5.15 and so to find … Continue reading

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L2P Day 1 London/Newhaven

Well I made it to Buckingham Palace along with thousands of others. They however were not there to see Richard and me depart for Paris but to see the changing of the Guard. However, with Kath in Dieppe, Louise packing … Continue reading

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Challenge65 -2

2 days to go so what do you do? Pack the suitcases, unpack the suitcases, repack the suitcases. Pack the rucksac for day 1, unpack it its too heavy! Repack it discuss what you’re going to wear on your feet … Continue reading

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3 days to go!

Its Tuesday 20th August and just 3 days to go until I start Challenge65 so what have I been up to well I spent the time drinking my morning cup of tea reviewing the route from Dieppe to Beauvais and … Continue reading

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4 Days to go

Its almost here the start of 12 months of challenges and fundraising. 12 months in its gestation I can’t wait for Friday. having said that there is the small matter of cleaning the bike checking everything over and then packing … Continue reading

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