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A rude awakenening at 6am, saw us back on the ferry for 7.30.  This time we were sailing to Grainville as part of an orgnised bus trip to see the time trial.

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It's going to be strange tomorrow to have to go back to work, and not back to the tour.  I proper loved it, and can't wait to do it all again.. next year in Yorkshire.
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10am on Tues morning and I was so excited I was practically skipping, my first  live cycling in an age, and my first live Tour de France stage EVER!

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Next stop Stage 11...
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I am going to see stages 10 and 11 in Brittany.
I am very excited...
Stage 10 should be bunch sprint into St Malo... CAAAAAV
Stage 11 is a TT ending at Mont St Michel.
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This
If you have ever tried and failed, this will make you weep
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Blimey, it's been a bit of week here on Jersey. Read more... )

Superstars

Dec. 27th, 2012 12:35 am
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Just realised the BBC is doing Superstars this Christmas. I grew up with this classic TV:  Kevin Keegan nearly finishing his football career with a bike accident, and Brian Jacks and the squat thrust record. Bring it on!

Yaaay!!!

Dec. 14th, 2012 02:40 pm
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OMG,
super excited,
Yorkshire get the start of the Tour de France in 2014, with Leeds as the host city for the Grand Depart,
I have family in the vicinity,
enough said.
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I have spent some time over the weekend getting some background info on Bernie Eisel for a fic I may attempt to write.



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OK, I know the Tour de France 2013 route presentation was over two weeks ago, but I have only just managed to look at it in detail and ......


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The day many parents dread has finally arrived; our one and only son has turned .... 13.



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OH DEAR....One and only son back to school today, and I return to work.

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