Category Archives: BoBBR2009

1000+ DA Miles

  Today I was lucky enough to receive a patch in recognition of the three main Big Battlefield Bike Rides I’ve participated in.  Each of them was supposed to have been 350 miles but those of you that have been … Continue reading

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The route…

Thanks to one of our fellow riders, I can now share with you the route that we took (give or take the additional mileage required for some of us to stay in different hotels) during the week. Click on each … Continue reading

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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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