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Monsal Trail photos : 21-Apr-2014

Monsal Trail photos : 21-Apr-2014

Today Mark and myself set off to the Monsal Trail yet again! This time we parked at (Topley Pike layby on the A6) then walked down 1 in 5 hill to the start/end of the Monsal Trail at Wyedale. We then walked a good 7 miles to the Headstone Viaduct. Which of course did meant we had to walk the whole way back again! We did really notice that 1 in 5 whole walking back up to to the car!

I will now…

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Great Monsal Trail information video

If you want to learn more about the Monsal Trail that I walked part of yesterday. Then I would recommend you watch this great video :).

Monsal Trail photos : 20-Apr-2014

Monsal Trail photos : 20-Apr-2014

Today Mark and myself had great fun walking around half of the Monsal Trail. We walked from Bakewell to Headstone Viaduct then back again. Here are some photos from a great day out.

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More photos from this set can be found @ www.flickr.com/photos/gsvalentine/sets/72157644134635872/.

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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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