Category Archives: 2017

GGKCR17–The Movie!

SkyOps were following us around during the three days of the Goathams Great Kent Cycle Ride 2017 and have put together the following highlights from our challenge: I hope you enjoy it! Thanks for looking Nigel Advertisements

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Home in time for tea and medals…

Each of the three days we have ridden have been themed: Day One, heading to Brands Hatch, it was appropriate that the theme would be Kent’s John Surtees.  An English Grand Prix motorcycle road racer and Formula One driver, he … Continue reading

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Following in the footsteps of The Few…

As I hinted in previous posts, today was an emotional ride. Everything went better than I could have hoped.  I’ll try to explain… We left Brands Hatch just after 8am and after the climbs of yesterday (which must have put … Continue reading

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Life is a rollercoaster…

Well that was tough! My first day in the saddle for on the Great Kent Cycle Ride 2017 was full of ups and downs… I travelled down to Chatham and stayed overnight to avoid any potential hold-ups on the M25.  … Continue reading

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3 Days to go…

…and I’m pleased to be able to let you know that I have exceeded my sponsorship target! It’s a great feeling to know that I will be setting off on Friday morning with the wonderful support that you’ve all provided.   … Continue reading

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5 Days to go…

On Thursday evening I will be heading down to Chatham ready to take part in the Great Kent Cycle Ride which starts at 8am on Friday morning. The route has been finalised and I’m looking forward to a packed itinerary: … Continue reading

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Just a small bit of JOGLE

On Saturday afternoon I went to visit the Cycle 2 Recovery team at their campsite near Peterborough & helped plan the route through Cambridgeshire and down to Carver Barracks at Wimbish in Essex.  It was also an opportunity to agree … Continue reading

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