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President’s peregrinations – May 2016

A blog of Hon. President’s ride from home in Oxfordshire to Land’s End, north to the top end and back home. Tricycle production is on hold for the time being. We wish Geoff Booker the very best on his travels with the wind on his back and sunshine in his soul.

Day 10

May 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hi All So who else thinks Ross is in Wales? Silly old fool. Well today it rained. All day. Packed the tent up in it and put it back up in it. Now in Much Wenlock SHROPSHIRE [...]

Day 9

May 9, 2016 // 3 Comments

Hi all Better day today 76 miles total. Climbed over 1000 ft in the first 4.5 miles. Levelled out alot after that until Tintern Abbey, then there was a massive climb up a [...]

Day 8

May 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

Had another hard day. 66 miles and 5460 ft of climbing. Went through Exmoor then Brendon Hills and The Quantock Hills and into Bridgewater. Pretty flat from there all the way [...]

Day 7

May 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hi all Sunny and warm this afternoon. The hills came back and bit me later on with 30% and 25% climbs, plus plenty of non classified hills thrown in for good measure. Total [...]

Day 6

May 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hi all. Found a free campsite last night. Behind a pub. About 10 miles north of Wadebridge. Today, overcast start and still have a head wind?. Route took me along the coast [...]

Day 5

May 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hello all. Tried to send some pictures but files are too big.  Arrived at L.E. on Wed. Had Thurs off. Went in the sea at Treen beech. Very cold. Now on route to Wadebridge. [...]

Day 4 and starting pics

May 5, 2016 // 1 Comment

Hi Martin A couple of pictures for you.  Geoff about to launch on his journey.  Note the solar panel pack loaded on the back for boosting charger packs for mobile phone [...]

Day 3

May 3, 2016 // 1 Comment

Hi everyone. Todays ride is measured in height. 8430 ft of climbing in 61 miles. Plenty of use of bottom gear, but didn’t give up and walk anywhere. Just outside St [...]

Day 2.

May 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

Did 70 miles today. Got a good soaking this afternoon. Found some real hills too. Finished up about 10 miles before Oakhampton.  Small Caravan club site. The man said No [...]

First day of tour.

May 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

Started at 8:07 nice sunny start with hardly a breeze. Wind picked up as the day progressed. Stopped at about 48 miles for lunch. And again at Avebury to look at the stones. [...]
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