Event: Alun Clement's fundraising
£1,530.00 raised so far
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Day 12 Perth to Aviemore. 80 miles total 713
An extreme day. 5 hours of climbing against at headwind to get to the Pass of Brander and when I got there it was snowing, blowing and as I descended it turned tosleet, hail and rain. I had a real strugglebut managed to get to Aviemore. Hands so cold Icouldn't change gear and when I stopped I was unable tmy undo the clasp on my cycle helmet. Hope tomorrow is better.
Day 13. Aviemore to Golspie. 76 miles total 789 miles
Slocd summit faced me in the morning 1328 feet but my starting point this time was Aviemore and there was precious little climbing needed and then it was downhill to Inverness and on over the Black Isle and the flat bit. Cold at the start but warmed up at lower altitude. Now within sight of my ultimate goal. I've been eating anything that doesn't move for two weeks and still my weight has come down. It'll be hard to suppress this appetite when I stop cycling.
Day14 Golspie to John o Groats 72 miles. Total 861 mile
Finished but the weather was less than perfect with wind which was gusty and hail. This part of Scotland is flat but very exposed and it was difficult to keep the bike on a straight line at times. Berriedale hill is steep and long but after two weeks of conditioning it didn't proe too much of a problem.
I've learned a lot during the past two weeks such as "know exactly where the key is before locking your bike".
Charity Registration No. 1090939
TREAT Trust Wales is aiming to provide a state of the art rehabilitation centre, to be built on land at Morriston Hospital in Swansea, South Wales. Founded in 2000 by Melanie Davies, a paraplegic herself after an accident aged 15, TREAT stands for Treatment, Rehabilitation, Exercise And Therapy.
Donation by Anonymous on 29/04/13
+ £6.25 Gift Aid
Donation by raymond giles on 29/04/13
+ £5.00 Gift Aid
Well done Grandpa!! Next time can I come, sounds like fun? Love you lots. Cai x
Donation by Cai Clement on 29/04/13
+ £7.50 Gift Aid
Good luck Alun - and well done! Best wishes Bob & Julie
Donation by Bob Redfern on 27/04/13
+ £12.50 Gift Aid
A superb challenge - keep peddling!
Donation by David Biggs on 25/04/13
+ £5.00 Gift Aid
Good luck Alun!
Donation by Rhian Daniel on 23/04/13
+ £1.25 Gift Aid
Hope you are enjoying the solitude, I am enjoying having the house to myself
Donation by Eileen Clement on 23/04/13
+ £12.50 Gift Aid
Sorry we are a bit late. We guess you are fully recovered by now. Well done Win and Ceri
Donation by Winston Griffiths on 19/12/10
+ £28.21 Gift Aid
Well done, Alun. Now, on your bike, Sunshine!
Donation by William Gould on 16/07/10
WELL DONE. ARE YOU ABLE TO SIT DOWN ALRIGHT NOW?
Donation by CLIVE STROUD on 12/06/10
Donation by Elizabeth Pittaway on 30/05/10
Great effort Alun. Susie and I now feel inspired to tackle Offa's Dyke - on foot of course and not so far to fall!
Donation by Malcolm LUCAS on 29/05/10
Just back from Scotland; wasn't it lovely last week!
Donation by ADAM JOHNS on 28/05/10
Donation by Rhiannon Clement on 26/05/10
Donation by David Edwards on 25/05/10
Alun well done ... keep cycling Sissy and Elias
Donation by Elias Panagiotopoulos on 21/05/10
Well done Alun! Keep going. Enyd and Gwilym
Donation by Enyd Roberts on 19/05/10
Greetings from Greece... Well Done
Donation by Andreas Panagiotopoulos on 18/05/10
Well done. Awen and I cycled from Cardiff back to Anglesey not so long ago & raised £2k for local special school but your ride trumps that!
Donation by Mel Jones on 16/05/10
Well done Alun , noble effort. Were you wearing a helmet when you came off. Has the abdomen reduced in size on this ride.
Donation by David Lake on 16/05/10
Donation by Scott Pegler on 16/05/10
Anyone man enough to get back cycling with a bruise half the size of your belly on his arse deserves my support! - just don't fall off again!
Donation by Rhys Clement on 15/05/10
Good Effort! I am glad that you have planned you’re route to pass between Real Ale drinking dens to
Donation by David Woodnutt on 15/05/10
Great effort Alun - keep on pedalling!
Donation by Neil Price on 14/05/10
Donation by Stephen Johnson on 14/05/10
- * Online donations£1,530.00
- Offline donations£0.00
- Text donations£0.00
- Total raised£1,530.00
- Gift Aid£78.21
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