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Category: July 2017

At the finish – Friday 14th July – the end of STAGE 10

At the finish – Friday 14th July – the end of STAGE 10

  I decided on this route as a change from my usual preferred location of Scotland, it was a pleasant enough ride but the scenery was no where near as dramatic as that in Scotland & apart from the section I rode through the high moors of the Peak District it wasn’t that remote, there were a couple of steep sections but much of it was alongside rivers & reservoirs so the terrain was easy going most of the time….

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Friday 14th July York to home by train

Friday 14th July York to home by train

I’m booked on the 12:31 Virgin East Coast train to London Kings Cross arriving at 14:42hrs after which I’m riding over to London Liverpool Street for my train journey home. After an uneventful journey in standard class I arrived at Kings Cross on time & then after a fairly incident free 20 minute ride I reached Liverpool Street where I was lucky enough to jump onto a waiting train to Chelmsford, a journey of 35 minutes & I was actually…

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Thursday 13th July – Goole to York

Thursday 13th July – Goole to York

  I didn’t do a lot last night except have a meal at the pub next door (all Premier Inns are next door to one) after which I went for a short walk & popped into the local Costa coffee shop next to the car wash where I sat & watched the world go by. The ‘world going by’ was basically cars turning up at the garage for petrol or using the car wash. I never realised how many selections…

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