Tryfan to Burcot

We did it! What an epic adventure it was to cycle the 250 (hilly) miles from the foot of Thomas's favourite mountain, Tryfan, in Snowdonia back to Burcot. Despite some really quite stormy weather, the scenery was beautiful, and it was very special to ride with such an enthusiastic group of people, to whom Thomas meant so much. 

 

Huge thanks are due to everyone who has been involved both in participating in and organising the ride and also to our wonderful welcoming committee in Burcot. A great deal of footage has also been shot by Hilary and Gregor, our tireless support van team and camera crew, so watch this space for more on that. Head over to the facebook group too to see and share more photos of the ride. 

If you have donated to the fund already then thank you ever so much, and if you haven't and would like to then it's not too late - just head to the donation page and be sure to include a reference to identify it and do send us a message for the comments page if you would like to.

The Training

Climbing Tryfan
A glorious day to climb Tryfan
A glorious day to climb Tryfan

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Greeting Adam and Eve at the summit
Greeting Adam and Eve at the summit

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The descent.
The descent.

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A glorious day to climb Tryfan
A glorious day to climb Tryfan

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170-mile Cotswolds Loop
Setting off from Salisbury
Setting off from Salisbury

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Enjoying the view
Enjoying the view

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Stretch club (1 member)
Stretch club (1 member)

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Setting off from Salisbury
Setting off from Salisbury

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Tour de Salisbury
Setting out from Oxford
Setting out from Oxford

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The Old Bear Inn at Cricklade
The Old Bear Inn at Cricklade

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The route
The route

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Setting out from Oxford
Setting out from Oxford

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Boiling on Box Hill
A triumphant trio
A triumphant trio

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Some well-earned shade
Some well-earned shade

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A melting reward...
A melting reward...

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A triumphant trio
A triumphant trio

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The (ups and) Downs
The (Ups and) Downs
The (Ups and) Downs

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Lycra Superheroes
Lycra Superheroes

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Outstanding in our field
Outstanding in our field

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The (Ups and) Downs
The (Ups and) Downs

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