Kernow Mining Tour 2021

Cornwall, Kernow Flag

Bike-Packing Tour 2021

COVID 19 has had millions of people around the world trapped inside their homes – not working and not traveling, so what a relief it is to be back touring. With travel still severely restricted it’s another UK tour this year. The “Kernow Mining Tour 21”, a ten-day ride down to Lands’ End and back. We’ll travel westwards on a more nor, then head up the east coast for the journey home. The original idea of riding to Barcelona seems a distant memory though hopefully we can get back to in 2022.

Been a difficult year to pull everyone together and get the Tour going, the lads have shown great commitment getting their bikes and mind set ready for another escapade down into the depths of Cornwall.

Looking forward to touring this green and pleasant land, cutting through the garden of England onto the rolling Surrey hills, following the ancient trails down to the shining Cornish blue sea. Then back along the east coast, where the romanticised, English countryside still exists:

“A land where windmills turn on the crest of hills, sun drenched fields of long wheat shimmer in the wind, swans glide down the rivers, the hedge rows buzz with fox cubs, birds and badgers, the farmed land below stretches like a mosaic quilt as far as the eye can see.”

Rudyard Kipling

Tour Members

Bingo

Ever present and the inspiration behind this years tour.

Dave Austen

Only ever missed one tour, the king of West Hougham now the captain has moved to fresh pastures

Cathal Bartolo

Veteran of many tours, his first on a touring bike, we are all hoping it will slow him down a little, not much chance of that though.

Andrew Stubbs (Stubsy)

His second tour, following last years epic ride, excellent to see the big man back in the saddle and scaring all the Aldi shoppers, with his constant look out for middle aisle bargains.

Glen Dobson

Fantastic to see the Canterbury man (not Blean) joining the fray, his constant banter will keep us all going for first five days of the tour, he sadly must leave us then for family commitments.

Mark Jordan

Joining us somewhere in Devon after his summer holidays, rode last year with his effortless style, be good to see Mark lead the peloton over the hills of Cornwall.

Conor Miller

Once again joining us somewhere in Devon, Stubbsy son with the same powerful physique, very powerful rider, needs to carry more on his bike to slow him down a fraction.

Last and my no means least …

Dale House

Ever present, effervescent self-appointed captain, leading from the front when it comes to getting the beers.

Summary of the Tour Stages

Pre-Tour Photographs

Tour Shirt

Our Tenth Tour

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