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Month: June 2015

Monday 6th July – from home to Aviemore by train

Monday 6th July – from home to Aviemore by train

I’m taking my bike with me on the train from Chelmsford to Liverpool Street then across London Underground to Kings Cross where I’m booked on the 12:00hrs Virgin East Coast departure to Aviemore, 1st class. Aviemore (Scotish Gaelic: An Aghaidh Mhòr – “The big mountain face”) is a town situated within the Cairngorms National Park. One of the first ski resorts to be established in Scotland it’s popular for skiing & other winter sports & is now Britain’s most visited ski resort during winter months. I…

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STAGE 2 Scotland July 2015 – another ride

STAGE 2 Scotland July 2015 – another ride

After finishing my last cycle trip in April 2015 at Aviemore I’ve decided to do another ride, this time from Aviemore to Edinburgh. Once again I’m taking my bike on the train, this time from Chelmsford via Kings Cross to Aviemore on Monday 6th July. I’ll be using the same bike and equipment as last time and I’ve kept the bike maintained so its running well, I’m guessing that on this trip I’ll get good use of my waterproofs as the long…

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