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Mizen Head to Malin Head; and then some…

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AAAiming High

Fisrt AAA Audax for Red the Rocket. Lakes, Valleys & Hills; Rollers & Bumps included. West Harptree Hill Cat 3 & King Alfred’s Tower Cat 4. Nunney Castle & Cake! The Old Rail Trail. Final three #wills_hills and one happy lad + proud dad!

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4 of 5 – Carrauntoohil

Eire’s & the island of Ireland’s highest peak, nestled in the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks at 1039m above sea level; an exquisite location on the Ring of Kerry peninsular. Up early we drag ourselves out of the tent and get ready. It isn’t an early start however as we faff about having breakfast and get ready. The […]

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bamboo bikes

Bamboo MK2

Bamboo MK2. Redesigned addressing bottom bracket & toe overlap. New wrapping technique. Quick build. R’s verdict? “It’s really good, I really love the red!”

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bamboo bikes

The Bamboo Bikes

Bamboo bikes. Why? Why not?! Building & design. Components & spec. Pitfalls, pluses & what I’d change. The verdict. What’s for the future?

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microadventure

3 of 5 – Scafell Pike

Half term microadventure. Trains & bikes. The Lake District. Climb Scafell Pike. 3 Great British Peaks done. More on the horizon!

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bamboo tour

Snowdonia: Climbing Up, Riding Back

Climbing up Snowdon. Riding back from Snowdonia. Food woes lead to underground shows. Welsh hills interspersed with Osprey thrills. Gravel tracks and plenty of cake snacks. Watching a moonrise, spotting lots of butterflies. And finally up & over Gospel Pass.

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150 + 11 = 100!

Aiming high. Aiming higher. 150+11=100. Cotswolds climb. Rolling ramble. Rolling stock & steam trains. Cake! Teeny triangles. Severn Valley & Black Shed Cafe. Wobbles & blinking. City lights and home. Imperial Century!

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Through the Highlands to John o’Groats

LEJOG continued… along the Great Glen. Wild camping at 450m. Late night PIZZA! Highlands wilderness. The Crask Inn. North Coast 500. Audacious extra 25km. Dunnet Head. John o’Groats. What an adventure!

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From Glen to Ben and back again!

LEJOG continued… up Ben Nevis. More misty mountains. Terrible forecast. Grey morning. Clears quick. It is on. Up, up, up. Sack of potatoes. On top of the UK at 1344m. Phone Mummy #braggingrights. Down, down, down. Peppermint tea with a straw in a GLASS!