C2C day 3: it’s all downhill from here (it’s not really)

Day 3 – Stanhope to Tynemouth (via Consett) Bleary eyes open to the unexpected glow of early morning sunshine. Breakfast is a makeshift, but satisfactory affair – which is fine as I’ve had prior warning from Dan that the first

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C2C day 2: tough climbs

Day 2 is kick started through the affect of staying in the Uk’s coldest room. So once I’m out of the warm bed I’m wide awake. The cooked breakfast will be a source of regret on the first hill of

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C2c Day 1 : Workington to Little Salkeld (via Whitehaven & Keswick)

Day 1 is done. And it was a reasonably challenging day. Of course, as some people may know, the official C2C cycle route starts in Whitehaven, not Workington. So job 1 for the day is to find a route out

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On the way to Workington

Rather foolishly I’ve agreed to go another coast to coast bike ride. At least this time it’s from west to east rather than north to south, and will take 3 days instead for 16. The weather forecast looks ok, much

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Countdown to the final mileMay 5th, 2014
All done.