Day 2 - Newcastle

Day 2 – Newcastle

Today’s menu: a very muddy starter followed by some ice skating,then a tea with a fellow cyclist and 15 miles on a dark and wet dual carriageway.finished with pasta,could deal with heaps more!lazy day tmrw!

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Day 1 - Berwick

Day 1 – Berwick

122km 2day to berwick, and everything from icy roads to sunshine and riding motorway with lights. nice b&b, as hostel was booked out! now loads of sleep and then to newcastle tomorrow down the coast, quite tough with only one gear, but the bike is awesome otherwise. take care, markus

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I am off - on the road to home..

I am off – on the road to home..

Oh the leaves are falling from the trees And the snow is coming, don’t you know? But I’ll still remember which way to go I’m on the road, the road to home Oh the sound is fading in my ears And I can’t believe I’ve lasted all these years But…

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Almost there.

Almost there.

It’s like Christmas already in Edinburgh for me. With Frankie Goes To Hollywood and Chris Rea delivering the soundtrack I am getting into the Christmas riding mood, slowly but surely (the picture on the left was taken in significantly warmer temperatures at Xmas 2008). I usually have a much better…

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A first draft for the route.

A first draft for the route.

Those who know me well, know that I am a rather spontaneous character. However, quite embarrassed about how little I know about my home country, I have now roughly decided on a route, which is of course subject to change. I would be more than confident to plan each stage…

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