In Pursuit – The First Epic Ride Of The Year

‘Now I know that Spring will come again, perhaps tomorrow’. Feeling moved by the Edwardian poet Edward Thomas, Si organised a bike ride from Bristol to the south coast in pursuit of spring. It was a similar cycle that inspired Thomas to write a moving pastoral book about the English countryside, and helped form his career as a writer and poet in the pre war era of the 20th century. Conor, Manon and James joined Si for our first epic ride of the year, and whilst not everyone was impressed with the poetry or history lessons, the sun came out and we had saw signs of spring everywhere….

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Music – licensed by Epidemic Sound:
Big Big Trouble – Czar Donic
ES_Dang It (extended mix) – Smartface
ES_Dharma (Instrumental Version) – Blood Red Sun
ES_Fairy Dream – Alysha Sheldon
ES_Habitual – Ava Low
ES_I Got Love (Instrumental Version) – Ed Mills
ES_Keep Standing (Instrumental Version) – Origo
ES_Land Of Eternal Spring – Cora Zea
ES_Last Sunday (Instrumental Version) – OTE
ES_Lazy Eyes – Gary Combs
ES_Love of Mine (Instrumental Version) – Lvly
ES_Pushing Away (Instrumental Version) – Mindme
ES_Special About You (Instrumental Version) – Craig Reever
ES_The Hardest Punch – Got Happy
ES_Toad in a Hole – Lennon Hutton
ES_Wake up, It’s Time to Go – Ava Low
ES_What Do You Want From Me (Instrumental Version) – OTE
ES_Where Do We Go – STRLGHT

Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto /

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