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‘bent over the Pennines Day 2 – Appleby to Castle Bolton – 40 miles

After rain overnight, the weather cleared for another dry sunny day. This was to be the dawn of the greatest day of cycling I’ve ever enjoyed in the UK.   The day started on gentle rolling terrain heading East into Kirkby … Continue reading

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Metabike test ride

Monday saw me take the Metabike out of the road for only the second time.  It’s efficiency made it excellent for hill climbing.  1550 feet height gain over 27 mile route.  My inexperience at balancing a high racer led me … Continue reading

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