Wales: Day Five

The hostel was a good nights rest, we’d eaten well, showered again, and slept in beds – the first time since leaving. We went downstairs in order to checkout by 9:30am and loaded up the bikes. Upon leaving we bumped into the three men from the night before and exchanged a few more words with them…

Wales: Day Four

We woke up bright and early at our campsite in Peterschurch, after our most relaxing and laid back night of the tour so far. After a good nights sleep we we’re raring to get going to Wales, we were close the border now. After packing up all our belongings and loading up the bikes once…

Wales: Day Three

1st October 2014 Pershore to Peterschurch Joe’s perspective We woke in the morning to a monotonous sky that merged with the meadow’s hanging-mist. Car lights could be made out on the main road and, judging by faint tracks trodden into the meadow, it would be possible to cut diagonally across to the opposite side and…

Wales: Day Two

30th September 2014 Sulgrave to Pershore Adam’s perspective We awoke on our second day of the trip in the corner of a small, muddy field we camped in the night before, in the village of Sulgrave. We hadn’t packed much food for our second day, thinking we could easily grab our meals on the go,…

Wales: Day One

29th September 2014 Huntingdon to Sulgrave  Joe’s perspective To start the first day off smoothly I stayed over Adam’s the night before and we made sure everything was in place for the morning. We woke up bleary-eyed and put the kettle on and set to work loading up the bikes and double-checking our itinerary. It…

Wales Preparation

Early-September 2014 Huntingdon to Thetford Forest Let’s get this straight from the start, myself and Joe aren’t the most proficient cyclists. We only bought our first road bikes weeks before deciding to take this trip. Neither myself or Joe had even ridden a bike in many years, but we thought we’d throw ourselves in at…