Posts Tagged ‘Day 2’

Finished Day two Ouistreham to Laval

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

Day1Its been a tough day but I have finished it. 171km in 8h 30min.  This is a bit slower than what I was hoping for but there are two significant reasons for this.  The first is that it was very windy, and southerly so the flat first 30km or so was a real struggle due to its exposure then it was hillier than I was expecting. They were just long drags at about 6-8% gradient which as soon as you have done one another would appear.

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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…)