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About James Davis
James’s passion for travel has lead him to all four comers of the world in pursuit of cultural encounters, geophysical beauty and personal physical challenges. Highlights include trekking in Patagonia and travelling in Iran during the ‘Arab spring’.
In 2011, James cycled 1,000 miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats and got the bug for endurance cycling.
James Davis works in digital marketing for one of the biggest retail websites in the UK.
James has a track record of taking on endurance challenges and has raised over £10,000 for charity in the past 5 years. Most recently, he ran the 2012 and 2014 London marathons and has walked the 50-mile circumference of Jersey in 12 hours.
Entries by James Davis
A perfect day’s cycling!!!! It was a beautiful still morning on Arran as I caught the Lochranza – Claonaig ferry. Once over the other side, I had just over an hour to do the 13 miles to Tarbert, where, I was due to catch the 11.15 Tarbert- Portavadie ferry. I managed this with 15 mins […]
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I was up early today and out on my bike by 0830 – waving goodby to Aussie Mike and Kev who I ate with last night. The plan was to cycle up and over the Galloway Forest National Park, on to Troon and Irvine before getting to Ardrossan to catch the ferry to Arran. If […]
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This morning, I left my accommodation and went in search of breakfast. Remembering I’d passed a Tesco Express on my way in to Carlisle, I cycled up the hill only for it to be closed. I suddenly remembered that it was Sunday. I normally only lose track of the day of the week on the […]
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With my first full solo day ahead of me, I made an early start to take advantage of the bright blue skies over Cumbria. The A5074 was eerily quiet and I made good progress to Windermere where crowds were starting to gather for an air show. I headed straight to Ambleside where I stopped to […]
Big day today! Arnside to Carlisle via the Lake District. The plan is to go up and over the Kirkstone Pass via “The Struggle” which is one of the country’s toughest climbs – a 3-mile slog that reaches 25% gradient in places! It’ll be even tougher with full panniers! Bike route 1114972 – powered by […]