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About iamiain

Nearly 40, cycling newbie, hoping to conquer London To Paris in 2017

The Next Target Is Locked!

As I mentioned in the previous post, I had watched the Prudential Ride London and really fancied giving it a crack next year. It’s a lovely, but challenging route that takes in some of the best cycling roads in South … Continue reading

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We’ll Always Have Paris…..

……but what next for the Fat Blokes On Bikes? It’s actually quite strange to think that it is already a week since we returned from our big cycling adventure. With time to reflect it has dawned on me what we … Continue reading

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Day 5 – The Tour de France

Making this journey had an extra perk seeing as the Tour de France finished in Paris yesterday. Having abandoned our practice of not eating too much before getting on a bike, Adam and I smashed through a multiple course breakfast … Continue reading

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Day 4 – The Road To Paris

We set off fairly early yesterday morning for the final leg of our mini tour, leaving our hotel in Beauvais at around 7:15am. As soon as we stepped foot out of the door it started to rain so rain coverings … Continue reading

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Day 2 And Day 3

I’m writing this from a hotel room in Beauvais at the end of our third day. ‘Where’s day 2?’ I hear you cry. Well, I’ll tell you. Day two was horrific, il pleut…..a lot! I was soaked through at lunchtime … Continue reading

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Day 1 In The Books!

So we’re finally in a hotel room somewhere in Calais. After starting out from Crystal Palace at about 7:30am this morning, we wound our way out of London and down through the Kent countryside towards the sea. About 9 hours … Continue reading

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