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Interview GB Libero: Japan & Holland…great preparation for the real deal

The GB women’s competitive season came to an exciting conclusion with the most formidable challenge of the squad’s intensive preparation for the 2012 Olympic Games. Back to back fixtures on two consecutive days, against both Japan and theNetherlands, ranked 3rd … Continue reading

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Day 4 – Cycle 250 – Reading to London

One last effort.. Today was probably the easiest day of our journey so far, not so much the cycling itself – five hours from Reading to Richmond wasn’t easy – but waking up in the morning with the knowledge that … Continue reading

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Day 3 - Cycle 250 - Stratford to Reading

Oh my…What a day we had today. Hills, hills and even more hills, plus 1 mountain!!!!! Day 1 (69) + Day 2 (87) + Day 3 (83) = 239 Miles We started the day beautifully, buffet breakfast followed by a … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Launch - Cycle 250 Starts in Sheffield!

On Friday 23rd July 2010, the GB Women launched their 272 mile bike ride from Tudor Square in Sheffield City Centre with a party atmosphere, waved off by Councillor Roger Davison (Sheffield City Council’s Cabinet Member for Culture, Sport and … Continue reading

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