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…and it begins

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————- Pedal For Scotland——————– 51 mile cycle from Glasgow to Edinburgh in aid of Maggie’s Cancer Centres nationwide —————————————————————- The cycle is on the 12th of September, leaving from Glasgow city centre and travelling 51 miles to Edinburgh’s Victoria Park. Although I have cycled for fun for years, I’ve never […]

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Get on your bike and ride…

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Well… how do you go from being a fun, occasional cyclist to hauling your fat arse over 51 miles across the country – with the first 20 climbing to 700ft above sea level?? If someone knows the answer, can you email me? :0) Well, I started by getting my arse […]

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February and rain

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I’ve been doing an average of 10 miles a day just through cycling to work, and adding little bits here and there (like shopping) and it all seemed to be going fabby, until my gear cable snapped while I was cycling on the Kilmarnock Road home from work. Sounds way […]

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March – I’m feeling smiley

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Well this month is looking good. I just did my first slightly longer cycle – Glasgow to Loch Lomond. Brilliant fun, even though some of it involved carrying the bike through the mud. But 26 miles done from southside of Glasgow to Balloch at the start of Loch Lomond. I […]

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April is here and bringing sunshine

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Well April has brought with it some sunshine and my enthusiasm has gone through the roof. I just want to be on my bike constantly and I’m looking for excuses to go for a cycle. I signed up to take part in “Pedal it Pink”, which is a cycle marathon […]

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My first epic bike ride…

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… and I survived. Friday was a lovely sunny day with just the right amount of breeze. So I slapped sun block all over my neck, ears and face and jumped on the bike and hit the towpath for the Clyde and Forth Canal. My plan was to head to […]

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Update on fundraising

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I thought I’d give you an update on the fundraising so far, as it’s important to remember that I’m not doing this bike ride just for fun. I’m trying to raise money for a really worthwhile cause. Did you know… a cancer diagnosis can cause stress and anxiety for both […]