Facebook | 12:44 - 26 July 2021 - Hook Norton

12:44: Snack stop in Hook Norton, en route to Oxford. We had a few serious hills to contend with already, but apparently the mountain is yet to come!

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Facebook | 10:00 - 26 July 2021 - Stratford

08:45: Day 3….we are on our way to collect our bikes after a good sleep and hearty breakfast.
Next stop the famous Roger Bannister track in mighty Oxford!
Some of the team are claiming their bums maybe a little better today….let’s reserve judgement until we actually get back in the saddle!

10:00: Ready to go…a mere 72 miles to cover….c’mon!!

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Guest Rider - Stratford to Oxford

Sally Booth of Vertex, the FTSE 100 partner of the British Volleyball Federation is cycling with us from Stratford to Oxford today.

We will also be calling at their Westminster offices tomorrow afternoon.

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Day Two – Cycle 250 – Nottingham to Stratford

Day two, what can I say, we made it to Stratford!

I have never felt so weak after exercise than when we arrived in Stratford and I stood next to my bike, contemplating taking the few steps to the mini bus where everyone had gathered. 87 miles on the road today, to be able to say that now brings about a sense of pride but my legs are aching thinking about it.

We began the day at the Nottingham army barracks. Having slept in bunk dorms on plastic mattresses, we were required to sort our bedding and sweep the floor before we set off on the road, all this at about 7am. Huge breakfast for £1…thankyou Chris, you were amazing!

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Citizenseye: GB Women’s Volleyball Team Bike Through Leicester

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Day 2 - 13:47

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Facebook | 12:26 - 25 July 2021 - Leicester


‎29 miles done….43 to go today!

Been to Loughborough and now in Leicester. Our backsides are slowly becoming used to being back in the saddle!

Thanks to all for your support, check out our website for more photos and videos from our cycle 250 journey!

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Day One - Cycle 250 - Sheffield to Nottingham

Hills, hills, hills…

The moment we left our base at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield we were pumped, the entire team was cheering, ringing their bells and had plenty of energy about them. 30 miles in, it was a whole different story. Complete silence, heads down and a mass of seriously tired cyclists! To make light of the tough times, in and amongst the steep inclines of Yorkshire were quaint little villages where the locals would wave and yell hello as we cycled through, which was really nice to see. There were moments of absolute agony as we rode up and up and up, along with moments of complete tranquillity and peace as we passed our way through the countryside.

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