Monthly Archives: July 2010

Last trial run

Almost fully loaded I did a meagre 30 miles down to Lichfield. The sports tracker failed to produce any stats, but I am pretty sure i was faster than last time. Even going a slightly longer route and stopping to … Continue reading

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When does a bike ride become a training run?

A few weeks before you set off on a 1200 mile ride, that’s when. So I went on another ‘training run’ this morning, and tried out the Nokia Sports Tracker on my phone.  I am not sure it is worth … Continue reading

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Ahead of me…

There are two groups ahead of me now, that I know of and am following. The first to set off was Andrew Sykes of http://www.eurovel05.com; I have been following his blog since I first decided to take a similar trip … Continue reading

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First Night decision…

What shall I do for my first night?  On 9th August I am getting the train to Brussels, arriving in the evening.  Is it worth cycling out of the city and finding a campsite, or shall I get a hostel … Continue reading

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One month to go…

…till I depart!  If I was leaving tomorrow then I would not be ready, but thankfully I still have a month. This weekend I am down in Bath, being Best Man at a wedding- good times!!

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Try this…

Someone commented that i need to put more pictures up. So I need to try it from my phone.

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5 weeks today…

…and so much to do before that!!  No just for the trip either.  I only have 4 weeks to get everything ready for the summer camp I lead in the first week of August, and various other bits to do … Continue reading

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