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Joining the CTC

According to the little vote countdown over there on the right, it is now 365 days until I set off at 9am on Monday 19th July 2010. Actually, it isn’t as it is still Saturday 18th July 2009. But anyway, P-365 is looming and is now within hours…I […]

CTC Forum

My goodness, my morning of surfing the net is turning out to be full of surprises. I just found myself mentioned on a CTC forum! I must join and introduce myself.


Well I worked it out and it appears that I am (see previous post). There is the Wikipedia entry over there on the left with the added links – the route link and the link to this blog at the bottom. I’m impressed but at the same time […]

End of 2008/9…

As the academic year 2008/9 comes to an end, the symbolic P-365 or P-1year date approaches. It is Sunday. Ironically, the upcoming week is the one that I have decided to abstain from the bike: after a long term of cycling Reading to Henley, my body needs to […]

An email from Oz

Just recived the following email from a guy in Adelaide. My comments to his various points are in red….Hey Andrew,My name is Ian Hendry and I’m from Adelaide, South Australia (yes, Tour Down Under territory). I have just been reading your Puglia 2010 blog after googling away looking […]