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Day 12 Agen to Montauban 54 miles

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 7 Aug 2015 | Views [106]

Day 12 started slowly. It ended 54 miles in 4:04 later - we were still so shattered from yesterday! Although we woke at our usual 6am with the intention of getting going by 7am, this was not the case. Shiambi had sore hip flexors and needed extra ... Read more >

Day 11 - Saint Emilion to Agen 90miler!!

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, 6 Aug 2015 | Views [114]

Day 10 - Saint Emilion to Agen Off to a flying start, the first stop wasn't until 30min into the ride a record for us! To strip down as the air was so still and muggy at 8am!    After 21miles we stopped for a snack and a ... Read more >

Day 10 - day off in St E-Milion

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, 6 Aug 2015 | Views [108]

Monday 03 August Today was our scheduled day off and we learned to walk again. We prefer to cycle. The French kilometre strikes again! Although this time we did go up the main thoroughfare into town instead of ambling through vineyards. There is ... Read more >

Day 9 - 70 miler Barbezieux-Saint-Hilair to Saint E Milion

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015 | Views [99]

60miles in 4 hours riding time 🚲. Another swig of port to start the day, shorts full of chamois cream, bananas and bread in the belly....off we cycled towards St Emilion. The gods were smiling and we had sunshine and a fabulous cycleway all the way ... Read more >

Day 8 - On 01 August - herpes! Melle to Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire (65miles)

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015 | Views [121]

We left Melle and Jassar was slightly unimpressed as Shiambi decide to set the alarm at 7am so we could have a sleep in not that Jassar or Taitoko needed a sleep in as they racked up 11hours sleeping time!!    We all ... Read more >

Day 7 Bressuire to Melle. Spiders and spiders!

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015 | Views [95]

A quick 65 miles in 4:25 ride time. Don't ask how long our breaks are... A pretty uneventful day today but at least it was an easy ride. The hills are not as high and the day off probably helped a lot, too. We finished the Jaegermeister today. Sad ... Read more >

Day 6 - Angers to Bressuire

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 2 Aug 2015 | Views [112]

  Is it the seat? The cleats? Or just not enough cycling training?? 😢   On day six we saw the French countryside by way of train after a very slow start savouring cafes in the hotel cafe as the train to our next destination didn't ... Read more >

Day 5 - The magical disappearing bike trail Laval to Angers in 70 miles in 5 hours 25 minutes

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | Views [133]

Oh, blue skies are here again! Finally our summer holiday feels like it's taking place in summer!! A little nippy under the cover of the trees on another voie verte, but as we love ourselves a good voie verte, we happily donned our arm warmers and set ... Read more >

Day 4 - The 50 that turned into the 70 Flers to Laval

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | Views [114]

JAEGERMEISTER every day keeps the pain at bay...Except today!   We were on the road in the pissing rain (again) by  7:40am  hoping for breakie at McDonald's with the excuse that Sukhi needs protein...in the form of an egg McMuffin.... Read more >

Sukhi's missing muff and the Kelly's have a bang day 3

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | Views [157]

53 Miles in 5 hours Ear muff, that is, and banging heads on the drop beds in the ferry, what did you think we meant? Thankfully, the ear muff was found with the soaking wet shoe covers and there was no permanent damage to our heads...we think. ... Read more >

Day two Frimley Green to Portsmouth

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 27 Jul 2015 | Views [122]

53miles in 4hours and 20 minutes.  This morning started with self-adoration by way of an abs showdown (not Sukhi because she is far too cultured for this type of uncouth behaviour...She took the pictures 😝) ... Posing in front of the mirror ... Read more >

Day one! Norf Landon to Frimley Green

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 26 Jul 2015 | Views [169]

49 miles in 5 hours ;-). Day started with a puncture - in Taitoko's backyard! A through and through picked up the night before! After of course throwing back some Jägermeister and filling up the hip flask that will surely come in handy we were ready ... Read more >

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UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 25 Jul 2015 | Photo Gallery

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Minus day one. North Finchley

UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 25 Jul 2015 | Views [110] | Comments [1]

About a year ago Sukhi had a grand plan to cycle to Barcelona with Kelly x 2!  Previously, we had cycled to Paris from London, along with only a couple of long day trips in between. However, cycling to Barcelona will be a challenge above anything ... Read more >

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