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Tag: Yorkshire

Arrived

To state the obvious, I have arrived. In Trafalger Square to be exact. It hasn’t been the most strenuous of rides. Around 50 miles – the kind of distance I will need to knock off each day en route to Yorkshire. Anyway, back in the Square, a phalanx […]

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Sian’s Opinion

This is Sian and Alexa and Sian’s sixteen week old son, Owen. We had a barbecue at Alexa’s flat this afternoon although it rained so we decamped inside. I mentioned my plans for this coming summer – Berkshire to Yorkshire – and Sian was very concerned about my […]

The Times well spent

There is a fun supplement in today’s Sunday Times all about cycling. With features by Alistair Campbell (pictured here), Olympic gold medalist Victoria Pembleton and Robert Elms amongst others. Cycling does seem to be increasingly the reserve of the middle-aged man, which is no bad thing for me […]

The Youth Hostel Options

OK. More progress planning my trip to Yorkshire this summer. I have identified some Youth Hostels en route, or just off the route in some cases, that I could use. Although they are by no means equidistant from each other, they do split the journey into a 6-day […]

A Route to Yorkshire

OK. Three maps and one route from Reading to Yorkshire. The middle map – Leicester, Coventry & Rugby – is twice the size of the other two so that section is a bit enlarged on the second picture. When you mark the route on the maps it doesn’t […]