Now back home in West Yorkshire after my four-day trip across the Pennines from Morecambe / Lancaster to York. It was a fun weekend with varied terrain; flat by the sea, beautiful gentle-sloping valleys, sharp climbs, even-sharper descents and then the flatlands of the Vale of York. Many of you will have been following the posts that were published here on the website in recent days – you can find them linked to below if you missed them – but there will also be a podcast and a longer film that uses the majority of the video that it wasn’t possible to use in the short films I managed to edit in the tent at the end of each day, including much more footage from the air, in glorious 4K.
I’m aiming to put both the podcast and the film together in the next few days so you shouldn’t have to wait too long before you can listen and watch them respectively. Rob Ainsley – you heard him in episode 049 of The Cycling Europe Podcast along with some of his cycling-inspired music – has allowed me to use more of his music (available to listen to at Rob’s website, e2e.bike) for the film and the podcast. Here’s a teaser to whet your appetite…
Below are the posts that were published on CyclingEurope.org during the trip itself:
- Day 1, Part 1: Halifax to Morecambe (by train)
- Day 1, Part 2: Morecambe
- Day 2: Morecambe to Horton-in-Ribblesdale (via Lancaster)
- Day 3: Horton-in-Ribblesdale to Ripon
- Day 4: Ripon to York
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