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Not long now

It is now less than 48 hours until I set off with Kevin to Mizen Head. I have the routes uploaded to my Garmin GPS, and have also written basic directions on my iPhone, so that if the GPS plays … Continue reading

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Dilemma

I have been thinking about the first day’s cycling, and wondering if by taking out some of the hills I will be missing the best part of the scenery. I have created another route (http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1339160) which reverts to the portion of … Continue reading

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How to get further north than John O’Groats without swimming

I have been having a look at the Scottish route again, and have reassessed the final day, which only went as far as John O’Groats.  I will then have to get to Thurso, so have added that portion of the … Continue reading

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Ireland route update

Talking with Kevin, who will kindly be providing support for this trip, I now realise that travelling down to Mizen Head is going to take all day, so to then cycle almost 50 miles is a non starter. I have … Continue reading

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Scottish trip firmed up

I wasn’t feeling great on Friday morning, so despite the sunshine, I decided not to go out for a ride. Instead I started doing research on places to stay. I had got all the way up to Thurso with my … Continue reading

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Scottish trip underway!

Slightly misleading title, perhaps, but I was able to book the train journey back from Thurso to Troon today, which was the crucial element, as I had to get the bike booked on as well. So now I have booked … Continue reading

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