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

19 Jun 2016: Video from stage 8

I wasn’t able to upload this post because of wifi/broadband shortcomings. I’ll try again now from Kinross.

This video was taken by Allan Wailoo when he joined me on the Ashbourne-Dore segment of stage 8. I’ve reduced the resolution to allow it to upload quickly.

We somehow got the route wrong and ended up on a long climb with sections as steep as 25%. I’ve never tried a significant 1-in-4 climb before, but I just about managed to keep going – to Allan’s evident surprise…

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