February 2012 archive

Test Ride

Yesterday I fitted the Hase stand and low riders to the tandem and on waking this morning to a glorious blue sky, thought it the perfect opportunity to take it for a test ride. The stand folds up but is still quite low and Karon was worried about cornering. I said I might get that …

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It’s now or never

We are at the crossroads between being able to and not. 18 months ago my hips announced to the rest of my body that they’d done their job. They ached at night, no matter how I positioned myself and while it did not keep me from deep sleep, once awake in the early hours around …

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Lejog early thoughts

We’re limiting our mileage so we can enjoy it more. Neither of us want it to become and endurance effort, we want it to be more of a touring holiday. We’re going to take in the Lizard, southerly most point, and Dunnet? Head, northerly most point of mainland UK. It only adds another day. The …

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Bob and Karon’s Lejog

So Karon and I have decided to do – or attempt – LEJOG. I really wanted to do this before I was 50 but finding the time was the excuse I used for not achieving my wish. Now I’m self-employed, I can take all the time off I want. Karon has wangled her full leave …

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