Category Archives: 4000 miles in 40 days

Route Back to normality

Was it only a week ago today that Andy and I rode through Manchester?  Anne and I are back here staying at The Inn at Ormsby Hill, an elegant country house. We have three days to enjoy this beautiful town … Continue reading

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Just Giving

I’ve just been remindered that the Just Giving website details for making donations to cancer research are not so easy to find now that numerous blogs have been posted.  So here again are those details http://www.justgiving.com/TimRalph Yesterday was our day … Continue reading

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The Adventure Conclusions

I’m at a loss for a title that reflects how we feel about finishing this great trip. By human effort we have travelled across America via twelve States and a small, but very worthy part of  Canada. The statistics don’t … Continue reading

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And into New Hampshie

We have now cycled through eleven States and Ontario.  Tomorrow will see us in our twelfth and final State of Massachusetts. Today has been yet another brilliant ride. The roads are getting very busy now but with the wide shoulder … Continue reading

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Through the countryside of Vermont

Another excellent day! Oh this is so boring,  having to endure such scenes as the sun pushing through the early morning mist showing glimpses of the silhouetted  mountain skyline and water fowl lifting from small lakes that still lay beneath … Continue reading

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From New York into Vermont

We left the period splendour of the Adirondack Hotel with it’s fine furniture, stuffed bear and moose and quaint individual water waste pipes coming through the ceiling of the otherwise grand dining hall, each with an ornate ceiling rose surrounding … Continue reading

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The Adirondack Hills

Just had to use the word in the title.  We rode through them today, or to be more precise,  we rode up and down and up and down them. Leaving Little Falls and the enormous Erie Canal built in 1823 … Continue reading

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This is why we cycle!

What a brilliant day in the saddle. Some days everything just fits together.  The morning started cool and fresh on a quiet undulating road.   We cycled through New England in near perfect weather with a slight tail wind, warm sunshine … Continue reading

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It Rained Today

After riding for thirty four days and only been rained on once previously, the short but heavy showers today were almost welcome. Today had started with a fleeting glimpse of Geneva at the very northern end of Lake Finger . … Continue reading

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On Fire in New York State

Thankfully the torrential rain storm that hit Niagara last night had passed  as we weaved our way through the deserted streets of ‘Tacky Town’ at 6:30 this morning.  The bridge that lead us back into America was just down stream … Continue reading

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