Category: General

This sounds awfully familiar, do you know….?

Here’s Gillian’s tale of how she got caught up in this cycling extravaganza…… It all started in 2016 when I was working in Wythenshawe Hospital on the Cardiothorcic Intensive Care Unit. There I was reviewing patients one morning before the ward round minding my own, working away. I got talking to this one nurse, who…
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Update Time

So, things have been quiet on the biog front recently, everybody’s been getting into the slog of training rides in the winter, route planning, campsite booking and other bits and bobs. So – a general update, if only to reassure you all that we’re still suitably suffering to convince you to donate to such a…
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They made me climb hills!

So, several months ago my bearded cousin Joel put a shout out for people to help him on his next epic quest to raise money for the Manchester Children’s Hospital. I knew he’d done some mildly daft things previously to raise money for the hospital but this time he was telling us he wanted to…
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How did I end up here?

It seemed like an age ago since Joel pestered me to go cycling with him in Majorca. As someone who didn’t even own a road bike (I commute on my hipster single speed), the idea of cycling up a mountain for 15 km didn’t quite tickle my fancy. Nevertheless, he persisted, and I caved and…
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Why on Earth?

This is the third one of these i’ve done. At the end of each of the previous two I’ve sworn i’ll never do it again, and yet just over a year later I find myself already planning the next. Each of the previous rides has been relatively small in comparison, less than half the distance…
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