The charity I’m riding for, hoping to raise funds and awareness is Fight Bladder Cancer UK. Here’s a little bit of info about the cause. A link to the full site is included at the bottom. About Fight Bladder Cancer
Training and planning in full swing this week. The route is now finalised (allowing for a bit of discretion on the day) and has been documented on earlier posts. I used a family trip to Scarborough this weekend to drive the
I love this. I always try to be on the right side of the line. To succeed you have to believe you will.
Day 3 is where it gets personal. The official Way of the Roses tracks from Morecambe to Bridlington. I wanted to ride to Scarborough not Brid so this is all my own work. Undulating, rolling, call it what you will
Day 2 is a classic sprinter’s stage. After a sharp climb to start the day and a brake wearing descent into Pateley Bridge it’s pretty much pan flat across the Vale of York. I think the full English breakfast will
Not quite the glitz and glamour of the route launch of a grand tour, but here is the planned route for day 1 of the challenge. A nice gentle start to the trip before it ramps up into the Dales.
With the team in place, it’s time to start thinking about the route. My initial thoughts were along the lines of the “Way of the Roses” Sustrans route. Then I thought as my parents live near Scarborough, it would be
Team Rocky? When I was first diagnosed with bladder cancer I felt like I’d been floored. When the initial shock had passed, I likened it to being hit by Ivan Drago. I was also determined I wasn’t going to
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step according to Chinese philosophy. Well I’m not travelling 1000 miles (yet!!) but every journey needs a start point. I’d not sat on a bike, nevermind ridden, for about 18