END TO END WITH ARTHUR


On Thursday 21st July Arthur completed his bike ride from Land's End to John O'Groats. He rode 916 miles in thirteen days (average 70 miles per day). Siobhan, Tom, Edward, Imogen and Flora drove in the support vehicle and occasionally needed to provide directions through some towns or shelter from the headwinds north of Ayr. We were very lucky with the weather and only had one morning of torrrential rainfall. At the end of each day Arthur still seemed to have a fair amount of energy left, even trying to water ski on the Moray Firth east of Inverness when we met up with his godfathers one evening. Our last night in Scotland was spent with Cherry and Bill at Latheronwheel which was a huge treat for all of us. We arrived safely home last night after after a twelve hour slog on the south bound route. It was a great trip and of course our congratulations go to Arthur. But also praise is due to Edward, Imo and Flora for their patience sitting in the car for day after day as we tracked Arthur's route.
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Lovely communication! I will send a copy to Cherry, who thinks you are the best family in the world! Granny/ Mum/
Posted by: Jenifer Keeling | July 24, 2011 at 04:10 PM

Congratulations to Arthur and the support team, what an amazing performance.
Posted by: George | July 24, 2011 at 10:24 AM

amazing, many congratulations to all of you.......bit of a rest now?! xxx
Posted by: camilla | July 24, 2011 at 10:11 AM

Well done you lot, fantastic effort Arthur!!

Posted by: Paul K | July 24, 2011 at 09:18 AM

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