Monthly Archives: July 2012

Day 4: In search of fresh tarmac

Our longest day yet, 72 miles, brought with it a mixed experience of cycling in France and Belgium. We began in Lille at 8.30am and worked our way towards the old canals of the city. We passed by locks, brick … Continue reading

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Day 3: France is on holiday

We’re chowing down on some classic French cuisine* in Lille having eventually managed a repair on will’s wheel. Our camping experience was mostly successful – with a good nights sleep for all and some interesting tasting porridge to start the … Continue reading

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Day 2: Bonjour from France

That’s right ladies and gents we have made it across the channel, though it hasn’t been easy. To gain access to mainland Europe we had decided to use the eurostar due to the fact it took half an hour rather … Continue reading

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Day 1: And they’re off…

So the entire team descended on London last night packed and ready to go. We spent the night in Ealing at a friend’s house watching the opening ceremony until one in the morning and eventually got to bed. This morning, … Continue reading

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T minus 3 days and counting…

So what happens when you get a group of 4 uni students together who want to celebrate the end their degree in spectacular style? You start planning the trip of a lifetime! Well that was a few months back and … Continue reading

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