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Half full, or half empty?

Quite a few times recently I have been referred to as a “half full” person and I think that’s something I can take as a complement.   While being optimistic and hopeful, I believe this has some real tangible benefits … Continue reading

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Best touring bike, ever!

This could be the best touring bike, ever.   Why?  Because it has been used for touring, real touring.  It fills my mind with good memories and I’m so pleased I took those steps and went touring on it, Technically, … Continue reading

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My Coast to Coast in a Day!

It was back in October 2013 when I quickly grabbed a place on the Coast to Coast in a Day along with some of my local friends.  Since then each one of us has clocked up thousands of miles in … Continue reading

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Chiltern 100 aka Jeremy’s magical mystery tour

Yesterday’s ride was mapped out by my friend Jeremy who kindly leant me his Garmin to play with.  It was based on the Chiltern 100 route but had a few adaptations, making it 113 miles. One word that sums it … Continue reading

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London to Bangkok in under 4 minutes

I came across this pretty amazing film which captures a journey from London to Bangkok in just under four minutes.  It’s quite mesmerising, exciting and a beautiful record of the changing seasons, the sights as they progress along the road. … Continue reading

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Cycling in January

Cycling in the month of January can be a bit “variable” for me and I dare say many other cyclists as well.  In January 2013 I don’t think I cycled at all because the weather was so awful and yet … Continue reading

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Globetrotting? Try Globe-cycling

A big welcome to my latest guest blogger Juliana Weiss-Roessler from the US with her thoughts on globe-cycling.  It’s a worthwhile read! Mountain climber George Mallory once famously told a reporter that the reason he wanted to climb Mount Everest was … Continue reading

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Coast to Coast chit chat

Last night was great – my Coast to Coast friends came around for a bit of team talk, chit chat and home made Go-Faster Anzac biscuits.  We were discussing the practicalities of how to get us all to the start … Continue reading

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Coast to Coast update

The Coast to Coast in a Day 2014 cycle ride is now just under 6 months away.  Gulp.  So far it’s always been a case of it being “next year” and a long way off.  Now we’re in 2014, I … Continue reading

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Cycling in East Africa, 1984

That’s me!  This was taken on my first ever trip to Kenya and an amazing cycle ride that was a journey of discovery – about the land I was riding through, myself and my faith.  As you might know, I’m … Continue reading

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