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LEJOG Tuesday 7th August: Chester to Wallasey

Cycling the Wirral Coast
Written by Stuart Wickes
Tandem in Wirral Country Park

Tandem in Wirral Country Park

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Today’s ride was from Chester to Wallasey via the Wirral Country Park, a total of 61.05km.  We really seem to be making bigger distances now. Are we stronger? Fitter? More committed? Or just boosted by some nice weather. I wonder if the tiredness will start to show soon as we’ve done three 60km days on the trot now, so almost 200km in half a week. That’s getting on for what we used to do before we had kids.

Berry picking Wirral Country Park

Berry picking Wirral Country Park. Energy for the ride

Some nice moments today, riding up through the country park, picking blackberries, cycling along the coast. And all the time having something to aim for, an evening at Granny’s. Although the puncture late in the day didn’t do much to help our arrival.

Cycling the Wirral Coast

Cycling the Wirral Coast.. not far to Granny’s house.

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Stuart Wickes

Stuart's the adventure addict half of the team, always trying to persuade the family to get out, do more, go further. As co-founder and co-director he handles the business, creative, design, technical and publishing aspects of the project. He is our chief photographer and videographer. With training as a professional learning and development consultant. an engineer and musician, his contribution is eclectic and unpredictable!

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