• Day 15

    September 16, 2016

    The wind changed today, it swapped sides and blew in my face from the right, making things difficult and pushing me into the road. I cut today’s ride short as it’s the only day where all 5 of us can …

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  • Day 14

    September 15, 2016

    Having seen Shane yesterday, I was positive that things could only get better, boy was I wrong. Last night we picked him up when the light ran out and he could see no longer, he had some of his tea …

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  • Day 13

    September 14, 2016

    Today I want to talk about the wind on the bike. The wind is your friend one min and your worst enemy the next. When it’s pushing you from behind all is great, you use less energy and you go …

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  • Day 11 & 12

    September 13, 2016

    Today was one of my easiest days yet. We are still quite high up at 5000ft but we’re starting to come down now. I had a hilly 40 mile but the hills were much more like the UK, lasting a …

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  • Day 9 & 10

    September 12, 2016

    We woke up early to drive from the RV park to the starting point of the day in Dinosaur, CO. After looking at the route for the day Shane announced that this was probably the toughest day left, with a …

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  • Day 7 & 8

    September 9, 2016

    Day 7 was a disaster. I set out early towards the airport to pick Jordan up, the lads were planning to set off in a few hours. I felt really good, perhaps the best I’ve felt all trip. Around 30mins …

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  • Day 6

    September 7, 2016

    It was a flatter course today thankfully, by flat I mean only 40ish miles uphill. We’ve crossed states into Utah and are currently pitched in a RV park in Delta. Crossing states means that we’ve lost an hour as the …

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  • Day 4 & 5

    September 6, 2016

    Continuing through Nevada today I’ve cycled 115miles and only took one turning! We’ve had a few more hills today, around 6500ft. I had to climb for 20 miles at the start which was seriously killing me, then we had a …

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  • Day 3

    September 4, 2016

    I woke up around 5am today and was sad to see the 30mph easterly winds had disappeared. We made the decision to set off a little later today as I needed cleats etc and the bike shop didn’t open until …

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  • Day 2

    September 3, 2016

    You’re probably wondering where day one is. It’s coming soon, the lads are going to write it, lets just say it wasn’t pretty. In bad condition I set out at around 6-45am on my 2nd day ready to climb the …

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