June 29, 2017

The E2E ride developed into something far bigger than I had ever imagined, as a result more and more people became involved and there is a huge list of people to whom a debt of gratitude is owed. so without looking like an Oscar speech here goes.

First and foremost than...

June 29, 2017

There is no doubt this is the hardest blog for me to write, and I have purposely given myself time to reflect on the totality of the tour. Had I written this immediately after we had arrived in Elviria it would have been  completely different . I have never understood...

'We fly over and drive through countries but when you cycle in them you become part of them.' Jerry Watson, 3 June 2017, Elviria.

Having just returned from completing the last leg of the Tour de Sands e2e ride in southern Spain we now know how true Jerry’s observation i...

June 6, 2017

Tour de Sands

Rutland E2E leg. June 3rd 2017.

On a bitterly hot Saturday, sixteen intrepid, honed athletes congregated at the Whitwell car park to undertake a marathon bike ride of Himalayan proportions. We’d all come prepared and backed up by medical staff (I brought so...

June 6, 2017

Sorry for the late publishing of this blog, this day was always going to be epic and the recovery from it slow!

There was a palpable sence of both excitement, mixed with a tinge of regret that this was to be our last day, the day we had been working towards for so long,...

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