Category Archives: Pre-trip

Biarritz to Madrid 2012

So it is about to begin. I have packed up my bike into a box, ready to go on the plane, and all my stuff is scattered around the floor ready to go in the panniers.  This is the first … Continue reading

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Summer 2011

Plans have started! Sadly I don’t have the same luxuries of holiday that I had last year so the 6 week trip is not even an option. Thankfully, this is also the case for a few other of my cycling … Continue reading

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Final preparations…

..the obligatory pre-trip hair cut!

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Stuff

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Packing…

…is not my favourite activity but has to be done I suppose. But do I real need all this stuff? We’ll soon see…

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First Aid kit.

This is the first aid kit donated by my sister, who want to make sure I arrive at her wedding in tact. (notice the electric insect bite zapper, Rachel!) She says, ‘I hope it helps at some point.’ I would … Continue reading

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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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