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Eleanor and Kev’s LEJOG Blog, September 23. “Britain’s Best Bike Ride: the ultimate 1000 mile cycling adventure from Land’s End to John O’Groats” is the title of the book which inspired us to do this ride, and it serves as a great title for this blog, too.  It took us three weeks, and we loved […]

Spectacular Cycling from the Club Dinner...

Mark and I were fortunate enough to win the prize donated by Paul Simpson for the club dinner, spectacularcycling – The prize included 3 nights bed and breakfast at Paul’s villa in Beniarrés, 2 days bike hire, transfers to/from Alicante. We decided to extend the stay by an extra night and secure two additional […]

In search of Peter Sagan

Inspired by the Boddington’s canal advert and 60s tv series White Horses, we decided to visit the (now triple) world champion’s home country and set off to do a small tour of Slovenia, putting off the hilly bit by starting from Venice. The bikes arrived safely in their cardboard boxes, courtesy of Easyjet and the […]

Derek 15th in Tour of Britain in PB

Derek 15th in Tour of Britain in PB

How can this be? I hear you cry. He is always at the back, has mudguards and a saddle bag containing a bike shop set of tools and spares. This Tour started back in the winter of 2001-2. A change of jobs took me away from my involvement men’s lacrosse (Who knew that?).I had turned […]

Picos de Europa cycle tour May 2016

Bikes aren’t just training tools for battering each other with. They are a fantastic mode of transport for exploring new environments.  So, after a shortish tour around Lyon and the Vercors region of France last year, Ann and I decided to make a trip to the spectacular Picos de Europa mountains in northern Spain.  A […]

Alan Kemp in Cambodia

Alan Kemp in Cambodia

Fantastic day today at a rural Cambodian village with the fantastic team at Tuc tuc theatre. Managed to power the whole film for the village youngsters via the rear wheel turning the alternator to supply the power to the wide screen and sound system . Unbelievably hot on a sit up and beg bike having […]

Eureka 200km

This is an annual event which starts in Cheadle heads out to “The Mills” then down to Bangor on Dee across to Astbury, near Congleton, and finally back to the start. I have ridden it a few times now and it always seems to rise to the challenge of making Audax events uncertain in their […]