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Post: # 129621Post Andy Hamilton »

Right after doing around 450 miles on my bike I could do with a couple more people sponsoring me. It is all for a good cause and here you go if you want to find more.

http://www.easysponsorship.com/sponsor/ ... olAberdeen
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Post: # 129643Post snapdragon »

:lol: I was just waiting to see how cold and wet you could get :andy:


ask nicely then :wink:
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Post: # 129645Post Graye »

OK, done that!

I shouldn't think you expected it to be quite so cold this week so I hope you took plenty of woollies! An idea of how your trip is going would be interesting too...
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Post: # 129649Post ina »

He's probably too knackered to do much reporting! :mrgreen:
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Post: # 129653Post charlie »

Done!
Good luck with the trip.

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Post: # 129673Post Big Al »

.....Well that has taken you over £100 Andy, Still plenty of room for more donations folks.....

Just think of the stupidity of cycling in this hard weather, the cold, the frost, the hills and roundabouts ( a cyclists nightmare).

Also just think for every turn on the wheel Andy rides 2.08m or it takes 771.16 turns of the wheel to do 1km. If Andy is doing around 600miles then he is actually doing around 742,164.39 full rotations of the wheel.
Surely it deserves more sponsorship from those who haven't contributed yet ??

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Post: # 129674Post Shirley »

There is a bit of an update click here - it's a bit difficult to type AND ride a bike at the same time :lol: :flower: :mrgreen: and mini updates via other Ishers here
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Post: # 130138Post Rosendula »

OK :mrgreen: . Shame greedy Paypal gets a chunk though
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Post: # 130162Post Big Al »

Rosendula wrote:OK :mrgreen: . Shame greedy Paypal gets a chunk though
Such is the great scheme of things. I was going to send Andy my cheque for £30 but then he would have to cash it, it might not go out of my bank " at a good time" like when I had it available, lol and although it was £1.31 in charges and on all the donations it will add up on my donation it was about 4.5%.
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Post: # 130785Post JulieSherris »

Just got the email, Andy - I promise to pop you a cheque in the post (I hate Paypal!!)

Now..... I will be sending the cheque in Euros...... which is good for you, because you get slightly more pounds.....

Anyway, well done you - so.... when's the irish tour then? Huh? Huh??
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Post: # 130823Post Cassiepod »

Donation made, shows how little attention I pay, I thought it was just a social visit!
Pity about paypal, I like round numbers :? Nevermind

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Gets my donation, but by cheque because PP deserve nothing!

How about next year you do a European jaunt?

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Post: # 131025Post Andy Hamilton »

Thank you, Thank you, Thank youThank you, , Thank you, Thank you, oh and Thank you.

The total raised is now almost £400! that is far, far beyond what I expected and it means we should be able to make the target of £2500 by February as we hoped for! You lot are amazing thank you all so much.
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Post: # 131027Post Andy Hamilton »

The Riff-Raff Element wrote:Gets my donation, but by cheque because PP deserve nothing!

How about next year you do a European jaunt?

Ok I am formulating an idea to do something like that. I cycle 50 miles a day for 3 weeks and 3 days. Starting here in Bristol to the next stop within 50 miles where I am offered a bed for the night. Therefore zig zagging all over the place without one particular destination and staying with as many ishers as possible.

Three weeks and three days with 4 rest days traveling 50 miles a day = 1000 miles. This means I could end up in Europe. Its an idea that's formulating and one that I would probally do in the spring/summer just to have that extra light. It really is dependent on where my income comes from next year so if I have the time to do it again.

As for the Paypal thing, if there was another way to accept online payments then I would have jumped at it. So thank you for the cheques!
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Post: # 131029Post The Riff-Raff Element »

Andy Hamilton wrote:
As for the Paypal thing, if there was another way to accept online payments then I would have jumped at it. So thank you for the cheques!
You could pm me your sort code and account number and then I could transfer the readies by the miricle of t'internet because I am an enthusiastic online banking-type user person.

Most of the UK payments we get come this way.

Looks like you've got two Ishers in the Vendée to visit...could be an excuse for a knees up.

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