Category Archives: Arnhem

Day 7: Arnhem and Home

Our final day started late with Breakfast at 8.00am! All packed up and ready to leave, we were met by coaches at our hotels at 10.00am for the short journey to the Cemetery at Oosterbeek… except that that coach driver … Continue reading

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Day 6: Nijmegen to Arnhem

We all arrived safely at the end of our adventure after a final 40 miles into Arnhem. We left our hotels at 6.15am and across Nijmegen Bridge as the sun came up and cycled on to a ceremony at the … Continue reading

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Day 5: Eindhoven to Nijmegen

Another long day! We were on the road at 7.30 again with an expected 90 miles to cover. We arrived at Son Bridge for a short ceremony.  Son was the responsibility of the US 101st Airborne Division and famously it … Continue reading

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Day 4: Antwerp to Eindhoven

This was always planned to be a long ride but at the start, no-one knew quite what the day had in store… We had an early start and we left Antwerp just after 7.30am. Riding though the city in rush … Continue reading

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Day 3: Leuven to Antwerp

We made it to Antwerp safely having covered just short of another 60 miles making the running total 120.  The weather has been surprisingly good again.  Dry, a little cloudy but with sunny spells.  We did have a cheeky head … Continue reading

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Day 2: Brussels to Leuven

Today we had the expected early start; breakfast at 6.00am and on coaches by 7.00am for the short trip to the British Embassy in Brussels for a reception with the Ambassador Jonathan Brenton. It’s amazing looking at him, he didn’t … Continue reading

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Day 1: We’re on our way!

Hi everyone, I’m sitting on the Eurostar composing this having spent best part of the day at St. Pancras dropping the bike off, checking in, being fed, entertained by the band of the Army Air Corps and briefed on the … Continue reading

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