Category Archives: Cycling

Training ride…

Preparation for our family cycle tour across France on the Canal des Deux Mers route is now in full swing with the arrival of Junior’s new accessory.  He can now contribute to progress with his own set of pedals.  He … Continue reading

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Self-employed on two wheels

It has been a busy few months, with other activities taking president over blogging, and little cycling to report because of the ceaseless rain. One thing this gestation period has yielded is a subtle change to my employment. Now whilst … Continue reading

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To Arncliffe & back – a micro adventure.

Mrs W and Junior were planning to spend a few days with her parents, whilst I had to be at work. They were to be away for a good chunk of the weekend also, so what was I to do … Continue reading

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Fjords Tour (SfSS) – 7th (final) day

Day 7: Nr. Nordfjordied to Nr. Maloy – 37 miles (plus 5 miles the following morning) Around five years ago I / we stopped going on holidays for a fortnight and went instead for week blocks but more often.  Days … Continue reading

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Fjords Tour (SfSS) – Day 6

Day 6 – Byrkjelo to near Nordfjordeid – 42 miles A dry start to the day and also a mostly downhill route along the E39 to the shore of Briemsvetnet which afforded glorious views of the 1000 metre peaks on … Continue reading

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Fjords Tour (SfSS) – Day 5

Day 5 –Forde to Byrkjelo– 30 miles (rain shortened play!) Some days on a cycle tour are about getting from A to B, with the ride from B to C what you are really looking forward to. This should have … Continue reading

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Fjords Tour (SfSS) – Day 4

Day 4 –Ortnevik to Forde– 33 miles Packing up was quick and easy after a night in a cabin, and the ride to the Ferry was all downhill. The morning started dry, but seemed very windy. Just how much so … Continue reading

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Fjords Tour (SfSS) – Day 3

Day 3 – Botn to Ortnevik – 48 miles Fabulous, fabulous, fabulous! Today was a day which we have been anticipating for many months. We prayed that today we would have sunshine, and God did not disappoint us. Our route … Continue reading

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Fjords Tour (SfSS) – Day 2

Day 2 – Manger to Botn – 46 miles Today was about covering ground to get us to the shore of Sognefjord, but proved a pleasant ride nonetheless. It was Sunday and the roads were really quiet – although another … Continue reading

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Searching for Slartibartfasts Signature – A seven day cycle tour of the Norwegian Fjords

Day 1  – Bergen to Nr. Manger – 35 miles A long long time ago, in a sixth form college far far away a friend of mine introduced me the writing of Douglas Adams. Those familiar with the Hitchhikers Guide … Continue reading

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