Monthly Archives: May 2009

The final push to Paris (and afterwards!)

So as promised, an account of our final journey to Paris and the celebrations once we arrived… I set out with around 10 others from the hotel we stayed at in Evreux at 6.30am.  A little later than anticipated but … Continue reading

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Job Done!

Well, what can I say?  To log on and see my personal sponsorship total at £2100 has just blown me away… THANKYOU! When I add in the rest of Dell’s sponsorship contribution, my grand total will be an outstanding £3200, … Continue reading

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We’re off in a minute…

Just a quick note before we start the final leg… Thank you so much to all of you for supporting me before and during this adventure.  It has meant the world to me and I hope that I might have … Continue reading

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Just 75 miles remain…

I’ve reached Evreux after 55 amazing miles.  The day began at 9.15am and we actually had around 19 miles to the first water & banana stop – not the 10 that I heard yesterday! When we stopped we had an … Continue reading

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Life is full of ups and downs!

I’m now in the hotel in Lisieux having successfully negotiated my way through another 80 miles.  Just another 130 or so to go I think so we’re well over halfway at around 216 now! We started out at 8am and … Continue reading

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Add another 50 miles to the total…

Well that’s 125 miles now and I’m still feeling good! We left the Youth Hostel in light rain which continued until our first stop at Arromanches.  We had a long break (nearly 3 hours including lunch) to take in the … Continue reading

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75 down, 275 miles to go!

Well, that’s the first 75 miles done! The day started with what looked like the worst possible start.  We were woken to thunder, lightning and heavy rain!  Thankfully is calmed down a bit before we got to our bikes in … Continue reading

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