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Men of Kent pull an all-nighter (Permanent Brevet Randonneur 300)

Receipts

A handful of receipts to be stapled together and posted with a card to a man I have never met. That is the goal. And it is a good one. 370 more words

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Les Forçats de la Route

Tapas – Day 5

Son of a bitch! Where did that come from? I thought I’d taken things easy enough up the Tourmalet the night before but as I climb out of bed it’s clear my knees are very angry with me.  3,389 more words

Preparation

Brighton Rock Audax - The Return

As with a lot of things, I pondered over this for quite some time.  The final decision came when I noticed that the closing date for entering was coming up rather fast, I paid and signed up with just days remaining.   2,438 more words

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The winding roads

It’s turned out that I’ve written this blog a bit differently.

I wasn’t sure what the theme should be – “some things I’ve been thinking about” – so I’ve produced something of a list….. 1,482 more words

Destaque do Audax, Yuri recusou futebol europeu para jogar no Santos

A contratação do volante Yuri, que se destacou pelo vice-campeão do Campeonato Paulista de 2016, o Audax, deve ser anunciada em breve pelo Santos. O atleta de 21 anos, contudo, quase foi parar no futebol português. 234 more words

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The Man of Kent 300

Start, kilometre 0 – Tonbridge, Saturday 20:30
Proof of passage: Sainsbury till receipt, 2 litre bottle of Evian

Preparations for this overnight perm haven’t exactly been perfect. 1,389 more words

Drama on the Col du Tourmalet

Tapas – Day 4

When planning this trip I could have easily plotted a route straight from Caen to Bilbao, but as well as the multi-day aspect I was really keen to see how I would cope with some proper climbing, tired from putting in some big mileage the days before. 3,034 more words

Preparation