Tag Archives: charity

  1. Back in the saddle: the Etape 2018

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    June 11, 2018 by Mark Burton

    A few years ago, I went through a slightly odd phase of signing up to long distance cycle tours. You …
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  2. Cycling the Alps: Tour du Mont Blanc

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    June 16, 2015 by Mark Burton

    Remember last year, when I signed up for that stupidly long, stupidly mountainous cycle tour, and complained about it endlessly? …
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  3. High Alps Challenge -a week of going up mountains on a bicycle

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    July 24, 2014 by Mark Burton

    So here it is then, the write up that literally three of you have all been waiting for. As you …
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  4. Cycling Training 1: London to Brighton*

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    May 31, 2014 by Mark Burton

    *nearly. I’m pleased to announce that Alps training has started in earnest. Today I embarked upon the challenging 85km route …
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  5. Stupid decision #6,322: Cycling the Alps

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    May 12, 2014 by Mark Burton

    You’d have thought I’d have learned not to yes to charity challenges without thinking after the previous travails of Skydiving …
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  6. Women resigned to long, tough month

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    November 5, 2013 by Mark Burton

    5 days into Movember, the harsh reality of half the country toting moustaches has crept up on the nation’s women …
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  7. “I’m taking off in this plane, but I’m not going to land in it…”

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    October 6, 2013 by Mark Burton

    This is a very unsettling thought. This is one of those thoughts that hits you like a sledgehammer in the …
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