Category Archives: Cycle to Syracuse Training

Memorial Day At Syracuse More memories .

Yesterday started with a call from Jill she was worried about me and organised a visit to the local hospital. I have been poorly for a while and was diagnosed with acute bronchitis . I was treated like Royalty by … Continue reading

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A thought for my friends and family Last day Cycle to Syracuse. Thanks

Today we are on the last day of our Cycle to Syracuse in the USA. The RAF teams and the civilian teams and SARDA played a huge part in this tragedy. All the teams involved and our leader Bill Gault … Continue reading

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Day 4 – New York – Media , city cycling , great weather then 100 miles a big day to stay with the Hudson family . So many feelings arriving in the dark .

We were up at 0500 for Tv and leaving Central Park New York it was bitter cold and slow start getting the media pieces done. This we must do to spread the story of what we are doing. Our pals … Continue reading

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Day 3 to New York Central Park .

At last I was back on the bike what a start we set off from a park, dedicated to the memory of Rick Monetti, who died on Pan Am 103. The family saw us off it was emotional and we … Continue reading

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Recovering from a long day then visit Arlington cemetery. Bikes fitted meet the support crew and see Washington at night.

We had a quick interview with the media individually after breakfast. I was still suffering from jet lag after being up for 22 hours the day before. It was then go to the incredible Arlington cemetery in Washington and what … Continue reading

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Made it to Washington USA – on the first part of our incredible journey to Syracuse.

We are now in the USA after a 24 hour journey . Incredible to leave Edinburgh and get a few photos before we left. Thank you Ramsay Jones. We have the wonderful sight of Mark Beaumonts round the World record … Continue reading

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A very wet cycle ride from Edinburgh to Lockerbie. 70 miles of heavy rain but with such incredible people. Thank you all the support crews and the riders.

Yesterday it was an early rise up at 0500 and away from Edinburgh to Lockerbie for the 0730 Cycle event . I was with my pal Mark Hartree who was with me in the RAF Mountain Rescue Team involved in … Continue reading

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