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Sue McCauley

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‘This was a great experience and challenge which was thoroughly enjoyable.  The group got on really well, we had a lot of fun and celebrated with a memorable meal in Paris.’Dave BoothBoxHill2Paris 2013 ‘I joined the riders for the cycling tour from Box Hill (Surrey) to Paris. I thoroughly enjoyed the challenge and the camaraderie with the other riders of all ages. This was my first cycle tour and it has encouraged me to do more in the future.’Joe Branco - age 53BoxHill2Paris 2013 “This was the longest ride I have ever attempted by far and I wasn't sure how I would do.  However the fantastic support provided by Lifetrain and the help, encouragement and tips from my fellow riders made this challenging event, enjoyable and gave me a great sense of achievement."    Harry Rothera – age 16BoxHill2Paris 2013 ‘What a blast. It was the first time I had done such a big cycle...
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An Epic Adventure   Box Hill to Paris – 29 Jun – 2 Jul 2013   And so it was that the Arc de Triomphe, the Napoleonic homecoming for thousands of French troops since 1836, was the zenith for 8 splendid cyclists from Surrey.  The last 15 miles of our epic 222 mile adventure took us over 2 ½ hours, through a very congested Paris, but you could feel the excitement building throughout the morning. As we finally rode up the Avenue de Grande Armée the monument came into view and I’m sure I was not the only one who was overwhelmed by the emotion. The sun was brilliant, the streets were packed and the traffic was impossible but we rode right up to the centre and whooped with joy as we finally arrived at our destination. What a magnificent sight and what a tremendous effort!   Our terrific support crew...
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Dear Fellow Riders/ Potential  Riders / Enthusiasts   Welcome to the BoxHill2TheHague Blog – we are aiming for this summer’s ride to be challenging and exciting and FUN.  Expect to make new friends, to be encouraged and supported every step of the way and to Raise Funds for this exceptionally worthy charity.  The ride is not competitive - we are working to make sure that this is a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone.   The Blog will be updated with new information regularly and all registered riders will be sent a direct link. I will send you updates on training preparation, suggested nutrition advice (which I will need to pay heed to myself) and we can prepare Letters, Packs & Templates to help you take the hard work out of the Fund-Raising part.  All we ask in return is that you join in with full commitment to training yourself...
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