Monthly Archives: May 2009

>I Don’t Like Mondays

>Not good news to report today. I have had to postpone the completion of the last 280 miles of this ride. I set off bright and early in the rain from Crianlarich this morning, but within 5 miles the pain … Continue reading

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>Sunday Bloody Sunday

>Day 9 (or not day 9?) For a change, I will start with today’s data. 0 miles ridden 0 hours taken average speed 0 mph Height ascended = the equivalent of 14 stairs (but done in a lift) From the … Continue reading

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>Rain and Pain

>Day 8 This always promised to be a momentous day. It never failed to live up to that expectation. Firstly, I said au revoir to my parents after breakfast this morning and gave them my dirty washing to take with … Continue reading

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>Say Hello Wave Goodbye

>Well today means sadly waving goodbye to my parents after breakfast. It will be sad to see them leave after an all to brief time with them. However, tonight, I will hopefully be saying hello to Jo. I’m only sorry … Continue reading

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>500 Miles

>Day 7 Waking up alone this morning in Gretna and enjoying breakfast with my parents still seems so wrong to me. I mean, in Gretna in sight of the Marriage Room with only your parents for company, its so wrong. … Continue reading

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>Nice Day For A …?

> Day 6 Well it was nice to start the day in a family home with someone offering me a cup of tea and breakfast. Thanks to my cousin Andy and his wife for making me so welcome in their … Continue reading

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>Where the Streets Have No Name

>Day 5 A day that promised lots of company – well my parents and my father as a riding companion and my mother as support driver, as I rode from Whitchurch north through the Liverpool/ Manchester conurbation. It was appropriate … Continue reading

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