One Week on & some first thoughts on the adventure 

This time last week the boys were cycling the last leg of their mammoth cycle from Dartmoor to Sete in the South of France. The ride saw them cover nearly 1500km in just under 2 weeks. I think it’s fair to say they had a fantastic time & certainly it’s an experience they’ll remember for…

Day 5 -Machecoul to Saint Vincent Sur Jard

Distance cycled ……. 67 miles  So boys how would you sum up today in 3 words?….. Cooler, Sea, Progress Yesterday’s crossing of the Loire was really the first big milestone for the boys and to have got there by lunchtime on day 4 was quite an achievement. The biggest problem for them though was the…

The first turn of the pedal and only 1500km to go

So that’s it, a couple of years of chatting about it, a good 6 months of planning & more money spent on bikes & equipment than I even want to think about!   This afternoon Andy, George & Tom clipped their shoes in & finally started turning their pedals on a trip that will see…

3 months to go

I think it’s fair to say that we now have enough equipment to stock a small shop – in fact we recently opened the door of our Chapel for me to sell some of my jewellery (yes I know it sounds posh, but it came free with the house & has proved to be very useful!) and more than…

And then there were 3……..

It’s less than 18 weeks to go now until the start of  the cycle ride from here to the Med and we’ve seen a bit of a change in our plans, which means that only my hubby & 2 boys will now be doing the ride. This isn’t because I’m worried about doing it, (in fact…