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DofE 20, Manchester.

16°C, still windy but not destructive. No really DofE but this in school activity days are meant to raise the school’s appeal to new intake. We’re working with year 7 doing the kind of stuff we did at Bibby’s Farm. … Continue reading

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Ambitious ride

16°C, sunny but cool.

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Sunrise: Saturday

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Sunrise: Thursday

20°C

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Sunrise: Friday

21°C

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Sunrise: Thursday

21°C

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Ethan’s out for summer.

27°C, perfect Out for the first time on a road bike. E got caught on the climb. He rolled ahead while I plodded on. Then after a few hairpins, there he was walking! He blew too soon. The picture above, … Continue reading

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Calenzana horseshoe

27°C, patches of thick cloud clearing later. The trunk road was mostly clear and cooler this morning making the climbs easier. A blast down from Lumio was a scream! This year I have 2x 750ml bottles and made full use … Continue reading

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Leaving the GR 20

Bergerie de Vaccaighja to Corté 21.5km (13½ miles) Ascent 300m (985ft) Descent 1,420m (4,660ft) 7h 30m With a heavy heart, I have to leave the trail and make my way East to collect family from Bastia airport on Sunday morning. … Continue reading

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GR20 lessons.

I learned these: These mountains will steal your heart. You will come out a different person, either having proven something to yourself, breached your horizons and soaked up the aesthetics of mountain life while pushing the bounds of your physical … Continue reading

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