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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 20 – Geoff is at John o’Groats!!!

May 20, 2016 // 8 Comments

John o’Groats Geoff caught us all by surprise today. Reported in to Liz to say he was up late (for him) and had had breakfast. Next news was late afternoon to say he [...]

Day 19

May 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

Liz reports that phone signals from the North West coast of Scotland are very poor. Geoff is camped at Lairg. He is really tired after a damp day’s riding. Thinking of [...]

Day 18

May 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Geoff travelled into the far North today. Geoff’s wife Liz reports: “Onwards from Braemar across the Grampians, through Tomintoul and Grantown-on-Spey, in mist, [...]

Day 17

May 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hello all. Short day today, just 37 miles and 3018ft of climbing. Rode over the highest road in the UK, with about a seven mile descent. Hard day tomorrow with nothing in the [...]

Day 16 – Edinburgh

May 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

Went into Edinburgh this morning via a really good cycle track. When that ran out the first bit of road was new, but the further into the city I went the worse the road [...]

Day 15 – Welcome to Scotland

May 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

Spent last night camped at a fishing lake near Longtown just of the A7. Crossed the border into Scotland 4 miles along the road. Not so cold today and no frost. took the A7 [...]

Day 14

May 14, 2016 // 1 Comment

Brushed the frost off the tent this morning. Packed up and away at 7:30. Climbed up out of Sedbergh across the fells to Orton, and Temple Sowerby. Then more climbing and on [...]

Day 13

May 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hi All O.K. so who opened the freezer door and turned a fan on in the N.E? Had a shorter day with the cold wind and more hills. Went  from Mellor, through Whalley where I [...]

Day 12 – The Stig is back!

May 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hi all. Up bright and early this morning. Weather misty but looking promising. On the road at seven. Route profile a little spikey to start with then not too bad. After the [...]

Day 11 – A rest and drying day!

May 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hi all No riding today. Stayed put in Much Wenlock. It rained all night and all morning. Went into the village about one as it looked like brightening up. Got wet walking [...]
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