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Cycling in hills of Lake District

Once a year I like to try and go to cycle around the hills of the Lake District. Recently, I was up in Keswick for the national 100 mile time trial championship, but it’s not the same going up and down a flat A road. For me the Lakes mean Wrynose pass, Kirkstone pass and […]

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Cycling from Settle-Carlisle to Yorkshire Dales

With a weekend off racing, I decided to do something a little different. I cycled five miles to Bingley and got a train on the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle line to Dent station. The line is a feat of epic Victorian engineering. Ribblehead viaduct It never really made much profit and has, a few times, narrowly avoided been […]

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Cycling on Country Lanes

Cycling on Country Lanes

Up here in Yorkshire there is a wonderful myriad of quiet country lanes to cycle on. Generally, I try to seek out these smaller country lanes because they¬† give you time to enjoy the scenery without the distraction of hearing cars whiz past. At some times of the year, these small country lanes are almost […]

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