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Graeme Holdsworth
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Christian, Husband, Father, Cyclist, Chemist, Priest.
Christian, Husband, Father, Cyclist, Chemist, Priest.

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Is it training, or is it an audax, or is it commuting? Or is it just riding a bike? Does it matter what the reason is that you chose to get on your bike and head out for a ride? What stimulates our desire and energy to continually motivate the bicycle to…

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Support your local bike shop! I’d taken my bike to Vive le Vélo in North Ferriby to have the headset checked and replaced as necessary, this is part of my preparation for the London Edinburgh London event due in July/August. Vive le Vélo have experience…

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The Viking Way is a long distance (147 mile) route from the Humber, south to Rutland Water. I was interested in whether it would be a usable alternative to the A1077 from South Ferriby to the Humber Bridge. Despite the pouring rain and howling wind, I set…

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Mike Wigley of VC167, Peak Audax CTC and Audax UK, was running “A Pair of Kirtons” 600km Audax and the Green Dragon in Welton was the 156km control. I volunteered to spend the day in the pub stamping brevet cards… I know it is a hard life – but this…

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This has been one of the easiest 200km bike rides I’ve done: I was route-checking the Humber Bridge 200 (HB200) event planned for the 23rd September 2017. Nikki, a friend from church met me at 7am and we set off northbound from St Helen’s Church in Welton…

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I didn’t expect to be able to go to the Coxwold Cyclists Church Service after 2016; being Ordained meant I would be involved in parish church life most Sundays. So I was delighted when Eddie Grainger sent me a letter asking if I’d preach at the 2017…

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What an absolutely amazing day: as the Organiser of the Minster Mission Audax I was in the wonderful position of bringing together two communities which rarely meet. Churches are full of people who have deep resources of generosity, a heart for…

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If I say, “Surely the darkness shall cover me, and the light around me become night,” even the darkness is not dark to you; the night is as bright as the day, for darkness is as light to you. Another fitful night’s sleep on the floor of my office /…

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I set the alarm for 1am and tucked into my sleeping-bag on the floor of my office: it was going to be an early start and I didn’t want to disturb anyone in my family. My plan was to ride the Bomber Country Audax run by Richard Parker of Audax Club…
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