The Bryan Chapman Memorial 600. Blimey.

Bryan Chapman Memorial 2016. A 600k Audax with 7500 meters climbing from Chepstow (Severn Bridge) to Menai and back. (380 miles 24’000 ft of climbing.) Strava here: 05.15 leaving the hotel. Dark. Damp. Cycle to start, riders everywhere, sign on, find Toby, find Tim. This is the Chester Road Club team for an Audax Classic. 06.00, […]

Randonneur Round the Year, Audax and Mile Munching with the Chester Road Club. A personal cycling review of 2015

Well 2015 was a good year with a few kilometers passing under my wheels and some fantastic company and scenery to boot. Here is a little review of the highlights, I haven’t included any rides under 200k (125 miles) unless part of a tour as to keep it brief!   January  Chester Road Club Mile […]

Mile Munchen from Munich! A 850 km Audax across Germany from Munich to Arnhem.

Strava Having a free weekend in August as a wedding photographer is a fairly rare occurrence. I kept looking at the diary and the weekend of the 8th and 9th of August just stayed FREE! I really wanted to put in a long ride that week and with the prospect of dodging caravans around the […]

The Snow Roads 300k

The Snow Roads is one of the finest 300km of cycling in the UK.  Starting from Kirriemuir in the Angus Glens of North East Scotland and winding its way over the Cairn O’Mount to Banchory and North into Aberdeenshire and on into Whisky country and Strathdon to Duthtown before reaching the Cairngorm National Park and […]

The 2014 Mile Muncher Diary

A very different post to normal, it a little recap of my travels by cycle in 2014. As the year draws to an end it always good to look back and plan anew a one or two people had said I should do a little blog so here it is. I’ve only added Audax rides […]