So you can all follow Allan on his 4000+km ride home from the Arctic, as discussed in earlier posts he’ll be bringing a tracking system. This is now live (although the ride won’t start until[…]
Nordkapp – Preparing to Leave…
Things are getting near now to the start. Lancet (my bike) left KMB Towers on Thursday and was expected to take 4 business days to arrive in northern Norway. With Norway not being fully in[…]
The Beast from the East?
So, we are “suffering” a snow storm which the press has named the “Beast from the East”. I woke up this morning and looked out to see everything white and couldn’t even see across the[…]
Doing Things, The Wrong Way – The Bad diabetic!
I’ve been rather torn on this one for a long while. Do I write something about it, don’t I. I don’t know. Part of me just wants to bury everything and the other just wants[…]
The Final Push!
And so the final push, little sleep really due to the ferry but think I made a couple of hours. Finally on French soil and what a cycle path. It’s basically an old railway line,[…]
A messy day today. The “original plan”, dreamed up last night, was to wake up super early and blast (yes that might be also a slight issue when riding the bicycle equivalent of a super[…]
All started well, was making pretty good time and even planning how much further I could push things and maybe eat a bit out of tomorrow’s ride. By the time I got through Rugby I[…]
Hills, Horses, and Garmin Gremlins.
Early morning ride to make up for yesterday. In the Keswick Bikes green jersey this morning, not quite the sprinters jersey but hoping that it will help make up plenty of time! With the disastrous[…]
A hard first day!
First off it took forever to escape the hospital. Yes, I had a “normal” checkup before leaving before the good ol’ handshakes and best wishes as this lunatic setoff. Think I wasted a good 90mins[…]
Lancaster to Paris – Setting off on Thursday 18th May
The Royal Lancaster Infirmary last month opened its new Diabetes Hub to aid in even better care and research. Setting off on Thursday 18th May Allan will be riding from the Diabetes Hub to[…]