Month: August 2008

700 Days

The first numerical milestone, although you could argue that 699 is more of a change. It will take about three and a half months to knock off each 100 days and I look forward to being as committed as I am now to doing the ride in the […]

Google Maps

I went to great lengths on Google Maps earlier this evening to plot the route from town to town – about 15 of them – and then get Google to fill in the bits in the middle. It did that and told me that it is only 2,700 […]

French Revolutions

Edging ever closer to the 700 day point, I have just started to re-read Tim Moore’s book called French Revolutions. A month before the Tour de France in 2000 he decided to spend 6 weeks cycling the route of the tour. That year it was 3,630 kilometres – […]

Another Inspiration: Mark Beaumont

A few developments since I last wrote:1. I have been discovered – by the people I know who spend their summers in Puglia and whose idylic holiday destination / yoga retreat you can link to over there on the right under “The destination in Puglia”. Check out their […]