Day 14 Mariestad to Gothenburg

Day 14 Mariestad to Gothenburg

  Day 14: Mariestad – Gothenburg Final day of phase 1, and what a day! 112 miles down to Gothenburg was supposed to be a stroll in the park. Mother Nature had other ideas. From the moment we set off we had gale force wind directly in our faces. Ten miles in...
Day 13 Fagersta to Mariestad

Day 13 Fagersta to Mariestad

Day 13 Fagersta to Mariestad Sponsored by New Lodge Contractors Hello again Readers So today was the 2nd to last ride before Gothenburg tomorrow. We waved the cyclists off early this morning. They had a big day ahead of them. Spirits were high, the sun was shining and...
Day 12 Gavle to Fagersta

Day 12 Gavle to Fagersta

  Day 12 – Gavle – Fagersta Sponsored by Oak by Design The weather today has been beautiful although breezy. Back up decided to have a lazy morning and do some real holiday stuff – sight seeing (after packing up and loading the truck again...
Day 11 Gnarp to Gavle

Day 11 Gnarp to Gavle

Day 11 – Gnarp to Gavle sponsored by Logic Fire and Security Mornings have become a struggle to get up for both cyclists and backup, this morning was no different. However once the cyclists get on those bikes, they are like machines now!! I enjoyed a ride with...
Day 10 Örnsköldsvik to Gnarp

Day 10 Örnsköldsvik to Gnarp

Day 10 Ornskoldsvik to Gnarp sponsored by The Station Hotel Birstwith Hey there readers So the weather has been absolutely spectacular for us all today, the sky stayed blue for the 110 miles! No coats just glorious sunshine. Must have known it’s Sean’s...
Day 9 Umeå to Örnsköldsvik

Day 9 Umeå to Örnsköldsvik

Day 9 Umeå to Örnsköldsvik sponsored by Kerry’s The cell doors were opened at 7:30 am and the weary inmates emerged, both cyclists and backup crew alike. The bars and cafes of Umea had been like emeralds amongst the treasures of this very metropolitan city. So...
Day 8 Skelleftea to Umea

Day 8 Skelleftea to Umea

Day 8 Skelleftea to Umea sponsored by New Lodge Contractors Previously on Arctic to Africa…… Moral was at an all time low, the weather was atrocious, roads were too dangerous but the team were battling on and now the story continues…. Up early again...
Day 7 Lulea to Skelleftea

Day 7 Lulea to Skelleftea

Day 7 Lulea to Skellefteå Sponsored by Oak by Design So we thought we were all pretty down previously but today was an all time low for everyone. Despite the team having had a catch up the previous night with our Jonathon in Australia, morale was beneath rock bottom...
Day 6 Pello to Lulea

Day 6 Pello to Lulea

Day 6 Sponsored by Logic Fire and Security An early start this morning, ready for a lengthy 130 mile day. It was a slow start with some serious aches and pains. The first 30 miles crossed the Arctic Circle and followed the Tornionjoki river, which also acts as the...