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About pierreboardmoss

Retired banker and School Bursar spending time between the UK and our French home. Took up cycling to raise funds for The Prostate Cancer Charity having been diagnosed with the disease and treated in 2009.

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 720 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Challenge65 Review

18 to 24 months ago I was contemplating the advent of my 65th Birthday and realised there were a number of challenges that for one reason or another I had not completed, never mind started. Those who know me will … Continue reading

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JOGLE Round Up

First of all some figures. Hours moving 68 hrs 14 mins Kilometres ridden 1584.8 = 990 Miles Climbs 15691 Metres = Everest x 1.95 Funds raised to date £4046.06 Total Funds raised since 18.09 2010 £10136.61 JOGLE was the final … Continue reading

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Day 11 Callington to Lands End

A night at home is a very strange thing when you’re in the middle of something like JOGLE, with only one day to go it felt very odd and Richard and I both agreed that perhaps it wasn’t such a … Continue reading

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Day 10 Aylesbeare to Callington

After another pleasant evening spent with Martin and Joan it was an early start so that we could have a relaxing afternoon. We joined the commuter traffic into Exeter but took a cycle lane through the outskirts which took us … Continue reading

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JOGLE day 9 Street to Aylesbeare

Well what a lazy pair we were this morning. Left our hostess at 10.00 Norman having left for school at 8.00. Believe it or not Glastonbury Tor is in this photo. It was then off through the lanes past Millfield’s … Continue reading

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JOGLE Day 8 Ilmington to Street

The day started badly for me with a real mental low. A reaction to a very long day,  over tired.  I don’t really know but a phone call home, and Louise and Richard eventually sorted me out. This morning was … Continue reading

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