30 April 2019

Update on the Training for our next Charity Cycle Ride - Leeds to Liverpool Canal

Update on the Training for our next Charity Cycle Ride - Leeds to Liverpool Canal

Our next big challenge is to cycle the Leeds to Liverpool canal and back in support of Sue Ryders' Manorlands hospice.

Here is an update on training by Ben, Dylan, John and Mark before their next Charity Cycle Ride

Update on the Training for our next Charity Cycle Ride

Ben

Average times you cycle to work
3

Distance covered so far this year 1000 miles

Are you doing any specialist training for the event?
Yes, ride hard.  Some 80-mile rides on road and a taster on the canal as a group.

Any goals or special routes you will be attempting before the event?
I will be riding my favourite ride up at Malham.

Dylan

Average times you cycle to work
3

Distance covered so far this year
1000 miles

Are you doing any specialist training for the event?
Same as Ben - Some 80-mile rides on road and a taster on the canal as a group.

Any goals or special routes you will be attempting before the event?
I will be riding from Skipton, Airton, Malham, Ribblehead Viaduct, Garsdale and Hawes, then back to Skipton - about 90 miles.

John

Average times you cycle per week
2

Distance covered this year
625 miles (keeps rising though)

Are you doing any specialist training for the event?
Off road over t’moors and commute on the towpath. Plenty of hiking walks and Yorkshire 3 peaks on May 11th (with Robbo)

Any goals or special routes you will be attempting before the event?
Goal was to do 1000 miles this year…looks like I’ll smash this!

Extra training
Dragon boat racing as a member of the Bradford Barracudas. Training for Nationals in September. Also doing the 23-mile Bridgewater canal challenge with the team in August.

 

We would like to welcome a new member of the Charity bike ride team – Mark Brown, who is an old friend of Johns who will be supporting the charity too, he is keeping his training close to his chest!