April 29, 2017

First day out for the new team saw a cold misty start , I regretted the bravado of it "taking a short "! However the mist cleared and the temperature went from 4 degrees to 24 over the course of the day . 

A few of the team were feeling pretty grim having been struck by...

April 28, 2017

Turdesands New Zealand is under way!! We had a skype call last night just before they set off for their first day . They are cycling the Otago Central  Rail Trail which was Sandra's last ride.

Neil reported strong  Northerly winds  see the photos below - spectacular !!...

April 28, 2017

A well deserved rest day with half the team deciding to go wine tasting and the other enlightened half going to the Le Mans 24 hrs Museum.

April 28, 2017

58 miles of fast riding

Set off in -2 degrees with the threat of bad weather this afternoon 

Good roads with a Northerly wind on our backs saw the five of us cruising at 20 mph plus speeds 

Wonderful rural scenery, roads lined with Orchids .I had just turned off my video...

April 26, 2017

We are in France ! So as you will know the sun will be out and it will take a short !! Wrong ... temp this morning was 3 degrees with rain threatening . 

Fabulous roads with no traffic and a Northerly wind blowing us on our way , first 15 miles went fantastically , then...

April 25, 2017

Jenny you are a star, for providing much needed refreshments for our journey to Portsmouth. From everyone who has taken part , "Thank You!" You are the adopted saint of the tour .- Now get your self over to France and Spain  WE  WILL MISS YOU 

April 25, 2017

An early start , in bright and very cold conditions , what a beautiful route through Hampshire through "chocolate box" villages . Definitely hillier than 'map my ride' suggested ! 

Highlight of the day was the "coincidence" that we had to pass one of the U.K. Leading XK...

April 25, 2017

Apologies for not reporting on yesterday, please blame Freddie and Avery Duff who provided the most wonderful supper for 20 of us last night . Thank you both so much .

The day was cold but dry again , there were 15 of us biking , traffic was again our worst enemy , peop...

April 23, 2017

Try crossing the UK by car and then try crossing the UK by bike! A busy day traffic wise , but personal triumphs for Graham and Di  Smith and Debs Davenport all bagging their first 50 !! well done.

Paul Bouscarle joined us today so the "all the wayers" are now...

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