cycling Tag

As July is coming to a close it’s hard not to reminisce about the beginning of the month when excitement was in the water as we crossed the finishing line in the Isles of Scilly. After finishing the world’s first cycle, it took some time for our team to slip back into normality… rumour even has it that Isaac slept for 14 hours straight! Over

Today our team completed the JOGLE leg of the Pedal 4 Parks expedition. Over the past twelve days they have cycled an impressive 1,200 miles on land, seeing the beautiful green spaces the UK has to offer and interviewing some of the people who are trying to make a difference. It was as if the sun knew today was an important day for our team

The day kicked off to a hilly start, weaving into the Brecon Beacons as we made our way towards Cheddar, the birthplace of Britain's most loved cheese. As well as hitting our fourth national park, today was full of interesting locations and sites to take in. Now at day ten, the team are really feeling the stress of the expedition. Cycling 100 miles a day

Getting up felt a lot easier today with the lovely breakfast offered by Rebecca and Maddie at the Durham Heifer Cafe. Cycling takes up a lot of energy and breakfast is super important to set off the journey right. Once topped up with yummy breakfast sandwiches it was time to set off towards Hay-On-Wye, renowned for its book festival and shops. Today we also crossed

After surviving the majority of the trip without rain, we certainly got our fair share today. From the moment we woke up the downpour didn’t let up, making for a tough start and some very wet tents! With the torrential rain, Sal made the decision to hold off getting on her bike to recover a bit more from her injuries. We would much rather her

“We are not all in the same boat. We are all in the same storm. Some are on super-yachts. Some have just the one oar” - Damian Barr. Photo taken by Daniel Williams The NHS have calculated that by the end of December 2020 alone, there had been 1,392,002 people in contact with services, 966,998 of whom were in contact with adult mental health services. On top

This weekend the Pedal 4 Parks team have been battling with the elements to train for the 1,200 mile expedition that they will be completing this June. Cycling 90 miles a day for a fortnight will be no easy feat, so these training weekends are crucial. The team must be prepared for all conditions and come rain or shine the show must go on! Although