Old Bloke On An Old Bike

The story of the restoration of a 1950s classic bicycle for a Land's End – John O'Groats charity ride in aid of Alzheimer's Society

22 Aug 2015: A mini Tour De France

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Just back from a holiday trip to Beaujolais in France – a cautious 900 miles in 22 days – and on a much more modern and comfortable bike than the 1950s bike I’ll be using for LEJOG next June.

It was hilly country and very variable weather, from 39 degrees of heat to freezing downpours…

There's always time for a coffee...

There’s always time for a coffee…

 

... or hot chocolate

… or hot chocolate

 

It was good preparation for LEJOG, withno repeat of my back trouble, but now the serious training and route planning needs to begin…

 

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