Category Archives: Cycle to Syracuse Training

It’s all new to me 🚵🏼‍♀️ This Cycling game?

This cycling game is so different and at last I am back out on the bike and looking forward to some cycling over the next few days. My ribs are getting better and after 6 weeks the recovery was not … Continue reading

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How many punctures for our Jenny? A wee trip to Findhorn meeting a Sherpa and out on the bike at last.

HOW MANY PUNCTURES…. who even gets punctures anymore anyway 🙋🙋 I do apparently, all 8of them!!! ((Two down to operator error)) after FOUR midnight punctures on the dark highway with howling WOLVES ((OK probably dogs but in the dark things … Continue reading

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Jenny Graham 3000 miles done – half way to China on her round the World record attempt.

From the  adventuresynd Jenny is now half way to China 💥 with over 3000miles in the bag! Sacrificed 1/2 a day in going back to daytime riding but on track for the flight out of Beijing on 19th July 🚴🚴🚴 … Continue reading

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Missing out on the Ride to the Sun tonight all the best to all!

I felt a bit down today as I should be on the Ride to the Sun tonight but sadly the injury on my ribs has not allowed me to get back out on the bike for a month now! RIDE … Continue reading

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Off to visit a new crag for me on way to talk tonight – Greymares Slab.

I am heading to the East today to day to have a look at the Grey Mares Slab near the Bullers of Buchan. It is a sea cliff and according to the North East Guidebook it is the most attractive … Continue reading

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A insight into a different World of Cycling and meeting two icons Mark Beaumont and Alan Hinkes of the Outdoor world.

Yesterday I travelled from Ayr through the wonderful scenery of the Galloway and Borders on my way to the Keswick Mountain Festival. I passed many of the places where my Dad and Mum took us hill walking over 50 years … Continue reading

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Your never to old to learn or fall off a bike / a journey of pain and incompetence!

This new game of cycling is hard going especially for a mechanically dyslexic person like me! I went to see my mate Kenny who was my Deputy in the RAF MRT and then became my Team Leader! He is a … Continue reading

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