Cycle Slam 2012: Day four and it’s all over

61 miles; 4hrs 30mins; 3,375 calories; 860m ascent Despite only 61 miles, the OF&D team find it hard going; the combination of hill work, stiff legs and having backsides that resemble baboons’ take their toll. Ray executes his cunning plan…

Cycle Slam 2012: Day three

80 miles; 5hrs; 4,651 calories, 685m ascent Despite slightly less mileage, the day is a challenging one with three short sections of pave (cobbles) to overcome. The jarring is unbelievably uncomfortable and the potholed gutters either side bring little respite….

Cycle Slam 2012: Day two

98 miles; 7hrs 30; 5,580 calories; 1,467m ascent Tour and dinner at Bollinger last night was great.  Highlight of tour was Ian shouting there’s one when Mdme Bollinger asked if anyone had seen a bottle in a cellar containing about…

Cycle Slam 2012: Day one: What a shocker!!

106 miles; 7hrs 33; 5,373 calories; 1,175 m ascent The gentle rolling ride through the French countryside turns out to be a series of hills a bit like going up and down L’Eree Hill 25 times.  The fierce headwind for…

Cycle Slam 2012: And so it starts

The boys set out from Guernsey on Sunday 13th May for an overnight stopover due to an early flight from Heathrow on Monday. A pleasant evening in a country pub is followed by a leisurely breakfast in the airport.  An uneventful…

Guernsey Sports Association for the Disabled

We are proud to be supporting the Guernsey Sports Association for the Disabled as they travel to the Bath & West Disabled Games this month.  OF&D has funded the travel for the group competing in the games as well as…