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From London to Scotland: an update on the cycling adventures of Lis

From London to Scotland: an update on the cycling adventures of Lis

Lis In May 2022, Lis set off on an epic, 5,000 mile challenge, cycling around the coast of Great Britain to raise money for the…

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Lis In May 2022, Lis set off on an epic, 5,000 mile challenge, cycling around the coast of Great Britain to raise money for the MS Trust. Three months in, we caught up with Lis to find out how she is getting on and what some of the highlights have been so far.

1. Where have you reached on your journey, so far?

I’m currently on my way back down through Scotland. I’ve been past Ayr and am travelling down the West Coast.

2. How have you found it up until this point?

It’s been amazing up until now, although I have had some quite trying days and there has been a lot of rain recently. I’ve felt as though I’m swimming in a pool!

Recently, a woman in a car came by to alert me that one of my new yellow bags had come off and was sitting by the side of the road, about a mile away. I hadn’t even felt or heard that it had fallen off!!

The next morning, I woke up to find coffee grains all over one end of my tent and water from my bottle leaked onto it. There are coffee stains everywhere so it’s completely wrecked. Not such a good look!Then, I was about to leave for the day but couldn’t find the keys to unlock my bike. I looked all over the dunes, the beach… everywhere! I sat on the dunes crying, then got quite cross and emptied every bag for […]

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