when every little counts …

UPDATE … UPDATE … UPDATE Following yesterdays Blog post of Paul’s Ultra Marathon I’m delighted to say that Paul has received some more sponsorship for the Tameside based Charity OKE. Peoples generosity along with Paul’s efforts now mean that the total sum raised is in excess of £1,500      

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making a difference

A few weeks ago my brother Paul completed the L2M Ultra Marathon. Completing it meant he ran a 100 miles which by any measure is something of a challenge , but in addition to the personal achievement he also made a difference for some folk by deciding to raise money for the Tameside based charity […]

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free book – for a limited period …

The motorcycle travel book ‘Superbike Across Europe’ is available as a free download for a limited time period only. You can get it here The motorcycle travel book What if I Dont Break Down is also available on Amazon (Paid) in ebook and paperback format. You can get the ebook here and the paperback here.

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a year on bikes (post 5) may …

The year seems to be moving on quickly and for one reason or another riding time has been less than ideal. It seems that when the weather has been decent I’ve just not been free but despite that I’m not too dissapointed as it’s now only a few weeks until I get to ‘fill my […]

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something epic … part 2

In my previous Blog Post I wrote about Paul’s 100 mile Ultra Marathon (you can read that here). This post continues with recollections from his epic run. The L2M route took Paul and the other runners along stretches of the Pennine Trail towards the half way point in Didsbury Manchester before heading back out to […]

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sometimes some people do something epic …

There are many people who say they are going to do something, sometimes it’s more wishful thinking than any real commitment to making something happen. But sometimes there are people who say they are going to do something and then actually go and do it. My brother Paul falls into the latter group – and […]

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paul visits the OKE charity …

Last night Paul and I nipped along to the Tameside based OKE Charity in Droylsden. Paul ran there from work, and then ran home after our visit and therefore used it as part of his final preparations for his 100 mile Ultra Marathon on Saturday …. I also made a point of using it as […]

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donations top £1,000

Well done to Paul the amount sponsored for this weekends Ultra Marathon (100 miles) has now gone over £1,000 – a great amount to achieve and nice timing in advance of this evenings visit to the OKE Charity that are set to benefit from his run. You can read more about Paul’s run here If […]

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my younger brother is going to be my hero …

100 miles and a £1,000+ With just a week to go before Paul sets off on his epic 100 mile Ultra Marathon he looks set to hit around a £1,000 in sponsorship for the Tameside based charity Our Kids Eyes, which is a decent effort when set against his original target of raising £500. Last […]

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motorcycling in north wales …

I had a cracking day out yesterday and was able to make the most of the decent weather. Despite having been to North Wales on my bike(s) many hundreds of times over the years, there are occasions that I still manage to stumble across roads that I’ve not been on before and yesterday was no […]

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