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UK TV programmes to watch this week : 19/04/2014

UK TV programmes to watch this week : 19/04/2014

All About TWO(YouView app screenshot)The Crimson Field (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Sunday 20th April 2014)

Drama series presenting one of the untold stories of World War I. Thomas wrestles with a growing attraction to Kitty, and while he may not be making much headway with her, he is having more success on the wards with a pioneering wound irrigation system. His test subject is doing well but a fellow surgeon of the old school,…

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18-Apr-2014 : Nice leisurely 27 miles on the bike

18-Apr-2014 : Nice leisurely 27 miles on the bike

Well that was a great leisurely cycle of just over 27 miles. Which has helped me get my monthly total so far up to 336.6 miles. Which laves me with another 183 more miles to go. If I want to overtake the total that I did in April of last year. Which I am more than sure I can do. Still got 12 more days left this month.

I will now leave you with the route map, elevation graph and route statistics.

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Yep! Another mate in my neoprene sleepsack

Yep! Another mate in my neoprene sleepsack

Yep! I got yet another mate in my neoprene sleepsack!

Neoprene sleepsack and hood

Want to join the growing list of people that have tried it on? Don’t worry, like this person you can be hooded! So no one, will ever know who you are!

If you would love to give it a go, then contact me!

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17-Apr-2014 : Second half century (50 miles) cycle of April

17-Apr-2014 : Second half century (50 miles) cycle of April

That’s me just done my second 50 mile cycle in so many days! So since Monday (14th April) I have now done 157.27 miles. So at long last I am fast starting the get the miles in! Till got a long way to go, to reach goal for the month.

I will now leave you with the route map and route statistics. Sorry no elevation data. GPS was playing up yet again! Said my min elevation was -8 metres. So don’t…

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16-Apr-2014 : Fun mini 32 mile cycle!

16-Apr-2014 : Fun mini 32 mile cycle!

At long last starting to get some miles in! Did 50.81 miles yesterday and 32.26 miles today. So since Monday (14th April) that takes my total up to 104.96 miles. So not bad in just 3 days I guess. Tomorrow, I will try to get at least 40 miles in. Which will get my monthly total so far, to around 300 miles.

I will now leave you with the route map, elevation graph and route statistics.

Route map:-

16-04-2014 bike ride

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14-Apr-2014 : Second cycle looking at Old Dalby Test Track

14-Apr-2014 : Second cycle looking at Old Dalby Test Track

Today I put my bike in the back of my car. Then set up to Asfordby in Leicestershire. Then I had a fun cycle around, looking parts of the Old Dalby Test Track, that I did not see last week. Still got many more parts to check out. Since the line is 13.5 miles (21.7 km) in length.

I will now leave you with the route map, elevation graph, route statistics and some of the many photos I took :).

Route…

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15-Apr-2014 : First half century (50 miles) of April 2014

15-Apr-2014 : First half century (50 miles) of April 2014

Just done my first half century (50 miles) cycle of the month. Which normally, I would be very happy with. But till now the longest cycle of the month has only been 35.64 miles. So need to do a good number more 50+ cycle this month, to get my total up!

I will now leave you with the route map, elevation graph and route statistics.

Route map:-

15-04-2014 bike ride

Elevation graph:-

15-04-2014 bike ride elevation graph

Route statistics:-

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Updated National Cycle Network section : 15/04/2014

Updated National Cycle Network section : 15/04/2014

DSC03325I have just updated the National Cycle Network sub section of my website. By added some photos of NCR 48.

So I now have some photos from: NCR 1, NCR 7, NCR 12, NCR 15, NCR 63, NCR 48, NCR 64 and NCR 74.

Please all check out the section at www.gordon-valentine.com/cycling/national-cycle-network/ and let me know what you think of it so far :).

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Middle of April 2014 most popular photos

Middle of April 2014 most popular photos

Below are the top three most looked at photos on this website so far during April 2014.

Number 1 (2,276 views) : Hard at work!
Hard at work!

Number 2 (768 views) : Myself driving the Mallard!
Myself driving the Mallard!

Number 3 (745 views) : Wetsuit cycling
Wetsuit cycling

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