When three hundred people embark on a seven-day bicycle tour, it is not surprising when they face some form of drama. Potential issues can arise from equipment failure, not eating enough or dehydration, relational tensions, extreme weather conditions, or the dreaded bicycle accident. Day 6, on the other hand, presented a threat that none of us Continue reading
108 miles. 4500 feet of elevation. Hungry and tired. Refueled and ready for the next 80 today, to Kilkenny.
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Sun is breaking through the cracks in the curtains. Michael lies motionless like a sleeping gentle giant. My iPhone tells me I’ve got another hour to rest but I have loads of anticipation rousing me.
We are in Bushmills, Northern Ireland along the north coast. Today is “Go Day” for our coast to coast bike tour. Continue reading
Today was one of those mornings. The alarm didn’t go off which meant I was running late for a bike ride with friends. My energy was low. My back hurt and I could feel a headache coming on. Girlfriends will empathetically recognize these symptoms. It was my “special” day. I would have much preferred an ordinary one. Continue reading