Monthly Archives: July 2011

Day 14: Tarporley to Aymestry (84 miles)

The day started simple enough as I left Tarporley. As it turns out though, after a few miles I realized that I had made a wrong turn and was following the wrong road. Instead of continuing down the A49 I … Continue reading

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Day 13: Meet with DWP and Warrington to Tarporley (23 miles)

The Birchwood Park offices of the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) are working on the new Universal Credit systems, which are a re-working of the benefits systems of the UK. The project is also the biggest project that the … Continue reading

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Day 12: Meet with Trader Media and Newton-le-Willows to Warrington (8 miles)

I visited the Trader Media offices in Newton-le-Willows on July 26th. I spent almost the entire day with them and had a great time. Arrival The Newton-le-Willows campus takes up three buildings on the outskirts of the town. One houses … Continue reading

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Day 11: Casterton to Newton-le-Willows (72 miles)

The day took me through some of the most built up areas of England, but st the same time I got to see some very historically significant towns at the same time. The first very historical city was Lancaster of … Continue reading

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Day 10: Arran to Casterton (73 miles)

Today I passed from Scotland into England. It happened in the first few miles of the ride. I saw another rider at the sign for “Welcome to Scotland,” while I was taking my picture at the “Welcome to England” sign. … Continue reading

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Day 9: Ayr to Annan (79 miles)

The ride out of Ayr left the coast and cut across land. The road headed toward Dumfries and now that I am out of the Highlands I had a few miles of just moderate climbing and lots of nice downhill … Continue reading

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Day 7: Hunters Quay to Ayr (54 miles)

The day started out by jumping on a ferry to cross the river. Once on the other side it was a simple matter of following the road to Ayr. It turned out that the road between Glasgow and Ayris fairly … Continue reading

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