Pedal Power by Nick Veasey

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...

Lejog: We'll take the high road...

September 29th 2018 Today started off so badly. I had been awake until after 2.00am and woke up at 5.00am, fretting most of the night...

Lejog: A Perfect Ride...

Today was absolutely amazing! Riding throough spectacular scenery, beautiful weather and super roads.The course took us on minor back...

LEJOG: A Record Breaking Day …..

27/09/18 What a fabulous day! We started at our previous nights accommodation in Symington, South Lanarkshire, and immediately we were...

Our first full day in the rain and mist..

September 26th 2018 We left Lockerbie at 9.00am this morning, in the rain. We are fully equipped with wet weather gear so it was no big...

Lejog: We're almost there.....

September 25th 2018 Well... that may be a tiny, weeny exaggeration as we still have almost 360 miles to go. (How did we never realise...

We conquered Shap!!!!

September 24th 2018 I woke this morning tired and over-emotional.. (read tired, tetchy and weepy!) I really did not want to face another...

The Magic Roundabout

23rd September 2018 Today has been almost perfect, (except for a little magic roundabout issue.) We cycled 51 miles and arrived in...

Back Home Again...

22nd September 2018 Half way along I heard a scream from Bob. Guess what.... he had been stung again, this time on the edge of his...

Lejog: It wasn't the hosepipe's fault...

20/9/18 Yesterday was a good day in that we managed to cover 50 miles. The weather was incredibly windy, but largely behind us pushing us...

Lejog Day 12: A day to forget...

September 18th 2018 A very short blog tonight. It is 10.00pm now and I am struggling to stay awake. We covered only 24 miles today but it...

Lejog Day 10: Keep on truckin'...

16 September 2018 Just to catch up on yesterday, it was vile! Dale at Oxygen had organised a Saturday delivery of the new wheel to arrive...

Lejog Day 8: Transplant Part Needed....

Yes, one of the worst things that could happen, happened! Bobs bike became seriously ill and needed a transplant part. I am convinced...

Lejog Day 6: The joy of the flatlands...

The day could not have got off to a better start. We were staying at The Old Vicarage in Bridgwater and after a much needed good nights'...