Pedal Power by Nick Veasey

All Good Things...

Romans, Reivers and Castles Day 10/11 11/09/19 After a luxurious night at the splendid Hilton Hotel in Newcastle we packed up to go home,...

The best ride ever.....

Romans, Reivers and Castles Day 9: 10/09/19 This is a short blog tonight. We arrived back in Newcastle at 6.45pm and by the time we had...

The Tour Of Britain... and us

Romans, Reivers and Castles 08/09/19 What a terrific day! I awoke this morning feeling refreshed after collapsing into bed at 9.30pm last...

Riding in Reiver Country..

Castles, Roman and Reivers Day 7: 07/09/19 It is Bob writing the Blog tonight as although Annette is happy with her achievements today...

Castles and Kippers...

Romans, Castles and Reivers Day 6: 06/09/19 We started the day at Warkworth Castle and ended at Bamburgh Castle, passing the ruins of...

This coast was made for cycling..

Romans, Reivers and Castles: Day 5: 04/09/19 "This coast was made for cycling, And that's what we will do...." Tra La La... Today was a...

No Fog On The Tyne..

Romans, Reivers and Castles Day 4: Corbridge to Tyneside Today was special. We caught a glimpse of something rare and unusual. It was...

Back on the road again...

Romans, Reivers and Castles Day 2: 3/9/19 Thanks to all of you who made offerings to the Weather Gods last night. It is however a bit of...

Offerings Needed....

Romans, Reivers and Castles Day One: 2/9/19 So... we need every one of you who is reading this blog to make a serious offering to the...

Our Last Day...

Driffield to Beverley The sun was shining... blue skies, fluffy clouds and light winds. It was a gentle cycling day, only twenty miles of...

Wind in the Wolds...

Day 4: Hunmanby to Driffield The weather forecast was great today, ... sunshine all day! A treat indeed. We dressed appropriately and set...

Those cheeky little climbs...

Hunmanby to Driffield We felt sad to leave the Old Lodge this morning. It was a super stay. We were nevertheless excited about what today...

A day of ups and downs...

Pocklington to Malton In our tour notes from Saddle Skedaddle today was described as "One of the tougher days, but it is also one of the...

Our next adventure begins...

From Beverley to Pocklington After completing Lands End to John O'Groats we felt restless! It was difficult to settle back into the...

Nick is home

and 'thank you' feels inadequate ….. After a challenging and roller coaster of a year it is difficult to find the words that sum up our...

Its happened.....

Yes, Nick has had his transplant!! After nearly ten months of waiting, Nick was told on Tuesday evening that there was a possibility of a...

We've made it....

We cannot quite believe it. Today's ride was the most challenging of any ride on the course to date. We had to tackle the Berriedale...

Lejog: What a difference a day makes....

1st October 2018 We have now seen some smiley Scots! I had a message from a Scottish friend of ours after the blog in which I said that...

Lejog: Toughing it out....

30 September 2018 Today is best forgotten! It became simply a test of endurance with little pleasure attached to this gruelling 53 mile...