I made it from Paris to London on a bike, almost 200 miles (minus a little when we got flooded off the Sussex hills) over 3 days with 40 others to raise money for Room to Read. Thank you to those who supported me with donations, tweets and Facebook messages, it made all the difference to what was the most gruelling thing I have ever done.
Be it the frosty mornings, the pea-soup fog at 40 miles an hour, the river that was once a road I cycled up or the 10 mile stretches all uphill each mile I cycled closer to home broke me but renewed me at the same time.
I know lots of you were waiting for payday to support me - this means a lot and each donation after the event has been an extra pat on the back: if you can, support me here
Some stats for the group:
- Collective miles cycled: 6,925
- Collective calories burned: 68,634
- Collective pedal revolutions: 3,985,200 (Four million!!)
- Collective feet climbed: 197,702
To add some context, that means the team cycled from London to Mount Everest, and along the way ascended its height seven times over.
From the bottom of my heart, thank you,
Support here: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/team/techbikers