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Route Planning

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

I have just started the route plan, but struggling because there is too much choice. Apart from the start & end point the only stop I know is Edinburgh where I can stay with family.
The CTC End to End guide I received by emailing them has been useful to a point. The problem is the route stops are too frequent for my schedule. Other routes I have found go up the west of Scotland.
I am using Garmin’s road trip application on the Mac which I used when I cycled to Lourdes. But it takes a little while to refamilarise myself with it .

I still haven’t budgeted for the trip but I know my costs will include:
Travel to Cornwall (family driving me down)
Accommodation for the trip
Food and drink
Transport back from John o’Groats for me and the bike.

Finished planning the route

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

Well last night I finished planning the route which I will publish in the next 2 days. I have sorted out where I will stay and booked the ferry. I am just finalising what equipment and clothing to take.

The riding is going well although for some reason my weight has gone up in the last week, so I will be watching my diet a bit more. Today is the new helpers day in Storrington and I will be doing a short talk on medical maters relating to the pilgrimage.

Provisional route for Day 2

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

Here is my provisional route for day 2. As you can see its a bit shorter than day 1. The planning is going ahead nicely as is the sponsorship. Thanks to everyone who has donated so far.  I need to get a move on and book the ferry this week.

On Sunday I am doing the London to Brighton with Soph and things are going well.  She cycled up Ditchling beacon on Tuesday which I am really proud off (more…)

Provisional Route for Day 1 in France

Friday, June 12th, 2009

I have been busy route planning when I have had time between work and training. My sleep has been poor this week but it seems to be improving. I am designing a sponsor form but not sure what to write, any ideas?

Below is my provisional plan for day 1 in France following getting off the ferry at Ouistreham.