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Day 47 – Labels, Germolene, Weight and Drag

So I have been thinking about the lables I have been cutting out of our clothes, silk sleeping bag liners, bags, etc. This has lead me to think about Greg LeMond and Luarent Fignon. What? As all keen cycling fans know, … Continue reading

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Day 45 & 46 – Climbing Climbing Climbing

Today we are going to visit a friend from England. The only problem is that they live on top of a bloody great hill. So we headed in land from the coast with the aim to meet Paul in Roujan … Continue reading

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Day 44 – We made it to the Med

We had slow morning and chatted to our new best friend “Karl” form Lithuania. We were exchanging stories from our trips and comparing kit. Karl is on a shorter trip than us, but it’s no less impressive as he is … Continue reading

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Day 43 – Here comes the Med, if only it would stop raining!!!!!!

Here are some songs with Rain in them. See if you can guess the artist. You can leave replies on comments section below. Here came the rain again, falling on my head like a melody. Listen to the patter of … Continue reading

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Day 42 – Me Guns have gone :-(

Totalling the distance we have ridden since the 7th of August, it comes to 1,873km. This has had an effect on both of us. Even though we are eating our own body weight in M&M’s, Chrisp, Chocolate, all the Rosè … Continue reading

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Day 41 – Our language skills were put to shame

We were in the campsite tonight and having a conversation with A German couple “who I thought were from Denmark” and a young man from Lithuania. It was in English of course. I can just about count to ten in German … Continue reading

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Day 40 – My name is Rob McKenna and I am a rain God

Rob McKenna’s Rain Varieties  Rob McKenna had a little book, in which were entered two hundred and thirty-one different types of rain. These varieties include: Type 11: breezy droplets Type 17: dirty blatter (McKenna’s least favourite type) Type 33: light … Continue reading

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