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Dear Stephanie …..M2L 

So you want to ride from Manchester to London .....then my lovely you shall. (Although turns out that you are going to riding London to Manchester thanks to the team North caps excellent work this year!) Know these things:  There will be days when you want to throw your bike in the hedge and it… Continue reading Dear Stephanie …..M2L 

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Friends like these….. 

It's 8:14am and he is late. I know he will still be in his flip flops and I know he was still in the office at 8pm last night and only left home at 10pm when I sent an urgent text saying "Uncle Malcolm thinks we are leaving at 8am......sorry forgot to say! In the… Continue reading Friends like these….. 

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The Cost of a bike life 

Bike Life A year ago I left a drawing in the Bike Boss’ garage when I was picking up Lucy (my bike) who lives there whilst I am in Somerset. The title of the drawing was Bike Life and it featured a wibbly wobbly drawing of a bike in the centre surrounded by a list… Continue reading The Cost of a bike life 

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Manchester to London “Alone we can do so little: together we can do so much”  – Helen Keller. 

On the 2nd September 2018 I am riding my bike from Manchester to London in one day, just the 220 miles and probably more than 16 hours of pedalling to complete the Rapha M2L ride for Ambitious about Autism. Why you ask? Well first off this is preemptive action! Over a late night Gin and… Continue reading Manchester to London “Alone we can do so little: together we can do so much”  – Helen Keller. 

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We ride together- climbing and smiling 

 To mark the Rapha women's 100 last year I rode 100 miles with a very dear friend and a group of other amazing women along with some awesome support from some blokes from their cycling club (Tamworth RCC) we made the local paper (the Tamworth Gazette) by virtue of the very large amount of money… Continue reading We ride together- climbing and smiling 

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Watching my feet go round (no more)

The Rapha Festive 500km challenge this year attracted a whopping 82,389 participants globally 5487 of them were women. 1401 women completed the challenge. I was one of them.......no. 1159 in fact! Sat in the village pub over the "festive" period my oldest friend explained to his lovely wife, my husband and my brother in law… Continue reading Watching my feet go round (no more)