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Coast to Coast unicycle challenge day 3 – free wheeling on the big hills

Yesterday on the Coast to Coast unicycle challenge, I’d thought that my trip might be over, due to mechanical difficulties, but it all got sorted for the third day, 25 August 2010.

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Coast to Coast unicycle challenge day 2 – a hard slog on a noisy wheel

The second day of the Coast to Coast unicycle challenge, 24 August 2010, was a lot harder than the first for me, despite the relatively flat profile, which made me doubt my ability to complete the week’s journey to Sunderland. … Continue reading

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Coast to Coast unicycle challenge day 1 – a wet start to a great week

Lack of time, battery and signal strength have prevented me from posting this until now, but the first day of riding, on 23 August 2010, was certainly eventful, and a good introduction to the Coast to Coast unicycle challenge.

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Coast to Coast unicycle challenge – we made it!

After 140 miles over 4 days, our intrepid band.of 8 unicyclists have arrived in Sunderland. I don’t have the time or energy for a full report now, but I’ll be writing the whole thing up over the next couple of … Continue reading

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Coast to Coast unicycle challenge day 0 – the long journey to the start

This post is as much a test of the technology as anything; it doesn’t include much about unicycling, but hopefully has a couple of interesting things which happened on the way to the start of the Coast to Coast unicycle … Continue reading

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Coast to Coast unicycle training final week – ready for the off!

Due to various last minute preparation activities during the week, and a deliberate avoidance for recovery at the weekend, I didn’t get quite as much time in the saddle this week as some previous weeks. I did manage one reasonably … Continue reading

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C2C unicycle training week 20 – Fountains of Bristol

The penultimate week’s training for the Coast to Coast unicycle challenge ride started off slow, as I was convalescing after last week’s injury. No riding for the first two days, to give my knee a chance to get better, and … Continue reading

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C2C unicycle training week 19 – another long walk home

The success of this week’s training for the Coast to Coast unicycle challenge suffers rather in comparison to last week’s, but there were a few highlights.

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C2C unicycle training week 18 – early upsets but still going strong

This week didn’t start out so well, with the whole Coast to Coast unicycle challenge seemingly in jeopardy, and equipment failure leading to a long walk home. My big ride at the weekend also included a rather hard jolt early … Continue reading

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C2C training week 17 – Sky Ride Bath

This week’s training for the Coast to Coast unicycle challenge ride included the normal extended commuting, hockey, and a ride to Bath and back, where I took part in the Skyride. It was a pretty good week, but as usual, … Continue reading

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