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And so it begins...

I’ve been genuinely surprised at how many people have been interested in this trip. It all went a bit crazy in the final few weeks, with two BBC interviews and a couple on local radio stations. 277 more words

Pedr Charlesworth

Day 663 (India Day 24)

My efforts to find the cheapest food available have left me with food poisoning. I have to accept that I shouldn’t eat street food from dirty little vendors in India. 425 more words


Day 662 (India Day 23)

I have decided I can easily travel in India for AU$10 a day. This includes $6 for accommodation and $4 for food. I have been in India for four days now and have only purchased one bottle of water, instead relying on filtered water in the places I have stayed. 354 more words


Day 661 (India Day 22)

After two super noisy nights I am so very tired with dark circles under my eyes. Yet I’m still happy and enjoying life. As I left the hotel one of the kids gifted me with a bracelet. 550 more words


Two's company

Registration for TCR No.6 opened a week last Friday. As this year’s applicants register to race, now’s the time to make the decision on whether to ride solo or ride as a pair. 2,910 more words


Ride To The Sun

Sportives and mass-participation events are ubiquitous these days. Pick any weekend between April and October and you’ll have an innumerable choice of organised events at which to indulge your passion for turning pedals. 3,969 more words


Let's Get Started

I am a cyclist. What kind of cyclist?, I hear you ask! A commuter cyclist. Yup. Monday to Friday, every week of the year, I wake to the buzzzz of my alarm clock, splash my face, brush my teeth, chuck on my well worn sports-bottoms and Hi-Viz, release old faithful from the garage, plonk my helmet on, and head off into the Manchester morning traffic, lights flashing. 628 more words