My 2013 Cycling Challenge
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It’s time for another annual cycling challenge.
Happy New Year! It’s time for my 7th annual cycling challenge.
It’s time for my 6th annual cycling challenge.
It’s 2009 and time for my 5th annual challenge!
It’s 2008 and time for a my 4th annual challenge!
Nov 2008 UPDATE: SUCCESS
Nov 25 – Today, on a crisp, cold sunny day, I completed my 2007 challenge.
It’s cold and winter is approaching but I am getting pretty close to my target of 160,000 metres of vertical ascent for 2007. I rode less in October than I have for months and the extra rest days made me feel stronger.
As the weather gets colder, I am making good progress towards my target – with a little more than 20,000 metres of ascent left – hopefully the weather will hold. The highlight of September was without doubt 3 days cycling in the Berner Oberland in Swiss Alps.
August was another great cycling month. The highlight was easily our trip across Wales – something I had wanted to do for a long time. Beautiful, mountainous and quiet roads and my brave wife enduring 8 hard days on the bike. 5 days in the Vanoise Alps at the beginning of August and the Gruyere [...]