The start! 2pm on 1st August 2009.
'I have never been a fanatical cyclist. Furthermore, I am a lousy mechanic. When I decided to cycle around the world I had never ridden a race and hardly knew the difference between degreaser and a derailleur. I didn't want to cycle around the world, it just kind […]
I just wish I knew whether or not they were complimentary…
A while since I was at Kings Cross but it still has the feeling of a northern enclave of London with the northern accents and northern names. Getting used to balancing the bike while it is heavily laden – I was a bit anxious about getting on the […]
Does that back wheel look as though it is smiling? Set off at 6am tomorrow.
Here is the weather forecast for Appley – the half way point more or less – and it looks OK. Nothing more than that. The wind is 15-20 miles per hour… Could be worse. “Sprinkles” is an amusing way to describe the rain. Thursday and Friday look the […]