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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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C2C training week 16 – another Welsh energy drain

After not managing to ride all the way to Cardiff a couple of weeks ago, I thought I’d have another go for this weekend’s long ride. I had to give up the first attempt at Newport, due to exhaustion of … Continue reading

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C2C training week 15 – Lemurs in Devon and another Bastard Hills attempt

I went on holiday with my family in Devon this week, and I naturally took my unicycle with me, so I could keep up with the training for the Coast to Coast unicycle challenge. When I got back, I had another go at riding the Bastard Hills of North Bristol route without dismounting, which I failed yet again. Oh, and I rode to Bath and back, just for fun.
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C2C training week 14 – A big ride to Wales

I picked up a lot of bumf last week, at Bristol’s Biggest Bike Ride and the Bike and Walk to Work Breakfast, including a Sustrans map of South Gloucestershire. Before looking at this map, I hadn’t realised just how close … Continue reading

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