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Coast to Coast (C2C) – Route guide

Route Guide The 140 mile Coast to Coast route, also known as C2C or Sea to Sea, runs from Whitehaven to Tynemouth with alternative start and finish points at Workington and Sunderland. The route can be cycled over 3 days

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North Coast 500 in 38 Hours – Q&A with Mark Beaumont

This summer, fresh from cycling across Africa, record-breaking cyclist Mark Beaumont took on a new challenge; the North Coast 500 (NC500). Aiming to complete the route in an astonishing 48 hours, Mark pedalled through the elements to reach the finishing

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How to plan a route in Google Maps and export it to Gpx / your phone


I find google maps an excellent tool for planning cycle routes along roads which I know, and using this method you can convert your planned route to a .gpx file. If you are reading this you may also want to

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