Category Archives: The Great Kent Cycle Ride

Off We Go Again…

Firstly let me apologise for my lack of posts recently. I don’t really have an excuse other than the blog is entitled ‘an occasional blog’ As you will know from my end of year post, I was hoping that this … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Chatham, Cider Cycle, GGKCR18, Kent, Mudgley, The Great Kent Cycle Ride, Willingham, Willingham Wheels | Leave a comment

Signing off for 2017…

This year has been another memorable one and it just leaves me the chance to revisit the events I’ve had the good fortune to participate in during the last 12 months and provide a little insight into my plans for … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, 2018, Help for Heroes, Our Cycle 2 Recovery, Sappers and the Great War, Sappers and the Great War Bike Ride, TGKCR, The Great Kent Cycle Ride | 1 Comment

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

Posted in 2017, Battle of Britain, Brands Hatch, Canterbury, Capel-le-Ferne, Chatham, Cliffsend, Deal, Dover, Faversham, GGKCR17, Gillingham, Help for Heroes, Herne Bay, Hoo, Hythe, Kent, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Sandwich, Sevenoaks, The Great Kent Cycle Ride, Whitstable | 1 Comment

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

Posted in 2017, Chatham, Cliffsend, Deal, Dover, Faversham, GGKCR17, Herne Bay, Hoo, Kent, Sandwich, TGKCR, The Great Kent Cycle Ride, Whitstable | 1 Comment

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

Posted in 2017, Battle of Britain, Brands Hatch, Canterbury, Capel-le-Ferne, Dover, GGKCR17, Help for Heroes, Hythe, Kent, TGKCR, The Great Kent Cycle Ride, Westmill | 1 Comment

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

Posted in 2017, Brands Hatch, GGKCR17, Hoo, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Sevenoaks, TGKCR, The Great Kent Cycle Ride | 1 Comment

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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