• Final words

    October 3, 2016

    It’s been a few days since I finished, I’m now back at work and normal life has resumed. The past five weeks have been quite an experience, certainly one I won’t forget in a while. You’ve probably read it all …

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  • Day 28 – The finish

    October 2, 2016

    We arrived at the RV drop off point at 9ish, the lads had been up all morning cleaning and the RV was spotless. I hadn’t stayed up the night before, I was tired and I slept pretty well. After paying …

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  • Day 27 – NYC tomo

    September 27, 2016

    No words!

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  • Day 26

    This was the last remaining “hard” day. By hard I mean climbing, the miles are generally not too bad but hills – or adverse weather – mess you up. I set off around 9 from the Walmart carpark. My head …

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  • Day 24 & 25

    September 25, 2016

    Today was a shorter route at 72 miles, but nothing is easy in these Mountains. It’s constantly up and down and today’s inclines were amongst the toughest I’ve cycled in America. I woke late again as we had a late …

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  • Day 23

    September 24, 2016

    Today we hit the Appalachian Mountains, a roller coaster of climbs surrounded by a whole lot of trees. I knew this was my hardest remaining day so I had an early night ready for a early start, something we’ve been …

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  • Day 21 – Q & A

    September 22, 2016

    Day 21 done, I’ve a week left to ride a bike!!! Tough few days coming up, some are shorter but they’re quite hilly! I need to stay injury free and ensure I cycle into NY in SEVEN days! Today I’ve …

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  • Day 20

    September 21, 2016

    It’s going too fast now, and what’s more I seem to be getting stronger each day. I feel a bit like a machine, not a modern machine but more like a diesel Astra that makes a few noises and clunks …

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  • Day 18 & 19

    September 20, 2016

    Shane asked us van dwellers to write the blog posts for days 18 & 19, as if we don’t already have enough on our plate! We would like to take this opportunity to tell you about a typical day inside …

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  • Day 16 & 17

    September 18, 2016

    What a difference a day makes! We spent last night as a team in a pub, I left early to go to bed and the lads stayed out until midnight, having a few beers. I was sad to say goodbye …

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