It might be… for 2020.
An upcoming episode of The Cycling Europe Podcast will tell the full story of my cycling trip around the four capitals of the United Kingdom during the Coronavirus summer of 2020. Here’s a short teaser to whet your appetite. It focuses upon the background to the journey and cycling day one from my home in West Yorkshire to Bolton Abbey at the southern edge of the Yorkshire Dales.
My intention when I cycled around the UK this summer was to do lots of sketching with my new notebook and pens. Alas that didn’t really happen but yesterday I took half an hour or so to whip out the book and get sketching nearer to home… …and […]
If you are a lover of silent films, this will be a treat for you; the final instalment of The GReat British Cycle Tour 2020 videos. (It has no sound…) It’s longer than the previous ones covering ten days from Liverpool along the coast of north Wales to Anglesey and then across the principality via the Lon Las Cymru before a final sprint for the 4th and final capital, London…
It started with a cycle to Edinburgh in July… and has ended with an arrival in London in early September. Via, of course, Belfast and Cardiff (and a couple of weeks back home in Yorkshire). The four capitals of the UK have been joined by a cycle touring […]
It was 120 km, about half of which was along the Kennet & Avon Canal. Route 4 actually diverts away from the canal for a good stretch of the journey from Bath to Reading and the more consistent surface of the road was welcome. Then it was back […]