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Charity Cycle Ride for Diabetes UK - Leicester to Paris - Martin Morgan Taylor

(June 2014)
 

About Martin


Martin is the Principal Lecturer, School of Law, De Montfort Univeristy. Martin is enrolled on our Propels Study .


 

What I'll be doing

 

I am one of three riders cycling the 300 miles from Leicester to Paris over four/five days this Summer for Diabetes UK. We will be carrying all our kit with us as we don’t have a support van. All three of us are strict veggies too, so some people think we will keel over, but we will prove them wrong. 


Leicester to Paris route

 

The route will take us through Oxford, to Portsmouth where we get the ferry to Caen (no we are not cycling over the Channel). We then cross Pegasus Bridge (a famous D-Day objective) hopefully without having baguettes fired at us, and across Normandy to Paris.  Normandy is challenging and there are some very big hillocks to cross.
 

Training


Training is going very well, but we were chased by bullocks last weekend!
 

Donate

 
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