• Day 1 – An energetic start!

    September 1, 2016

    Day one got of riding got off to a flying start! We awoke just after 0500 hrs and Shane was feeling fresh apart from a small groin strain he had been nursing since riding the bull at the party night! …

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  • Party For The Child

    August 31, 2016

    On Saturday 27th August, the weekend I left the UK, I had my long awaited fundraising bash in my hometown Scarborough. There were around 150 people there and it was such an awesome day for various reasons. The first – …

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  • Are you ready?

    August 24, 2016

    My ride Is now only one week away and everyone is asking me the same question, are you ready? It’s a tough question and quite hard to answer. How many times have you seen boxers say how they’re “100% ready” …

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  • Tour De Lakes 2

    August 23, 2016

    It’s been a year since I started training and went to the Lakes on my first ever “cycling trip”, Tour De lakes. My – very unrealistic – aim was to tackle Hardknott Pass, a huge climb near Eskdale. I took …

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  • 1 month to go

    August 1, 2016

    Every month I have said just how fast it’s going, but 4 weeks left just takes the biscuit. As the ride is approaching I’m starting to do final things, and this is the last monthly blog post I will write. …

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  • The man in the van

    July 21, 2016

    Many people have asked me who’s coming with me to America, so this is an interview post with Robert, the man in the van. Rob will be with me throughout the whole duration of the trip and one might say …

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  • Evans Cycles

    July 19, 2016

    This post is a personal version of my article which featured on the Evans website. Since starting this process I’ve contacted loads of different cycling businesses and organisations to try obtain whatever help I can for my ride. You generally …

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  • Headwind

    July 12, 2016

    Last Sunday I had my hardest ever day on the bike. The mileage (130 miles) and elevation (6800ft) are both things that I have done before, but not with a headwind.I have obviously encountered wind before but never a constant …

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  • BBC See Hear

    July 6, 2016

    Since I started organising this ride I have tried to obtain as much exposure as possible and today was probably my greatest achievement. I made an appearance on national television talking about Ride For The Child. See Hear is the …

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  • 2 months to go

    July 1, 2016

    Two months. Just wow, 8 little weeks. I can’t believe how fast it has gone.   Aims for last month Ride a 10,000ft Not done this. The way my training has worked there hasn’t really been a suitable weekend. I …

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I want to raise as much money and awareness as possible and I can't do that without your donations and help. Any amount - large or small - will contribute to helping children with deafness or cancer. Feel free to share, follow, tweet and please tell your friends and family about Ride For The Child. Whatever you can afford, it’s a small price to pay to improve these children’s lives.