Day 11 – Folkestone to Rochester

FOLKESTONE TO ROCHESTER

Detling Kent

I thought today would be an easy ride north. I was wrong.

I rode north from Folkestone latching onto the Pilgrims Way. The surface of this route was really hard going and the rain – the first in 54 days I was told – was relentless. Good for the countryside that was yellow and burnt – but bad for cyclists. I think I was in the minority of disapprovers!

Today's Route

My objective today was to pass through Detling.

Copyright to Detling facebook page

Detling was a base that shows up regularly on the Service Record of Sergeant Christie.

View from the Handlebars

Statistics and Route

Progress

Distance - 1271.5Km
Climbing 9861 metres
77 hours in the Saddle
  • Completed
  • To do

Where to Tomorrow?

Central London

Following the Thames right to the heart of London.

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I know little or indeed anything about Christie’s time at Detling – It was primarily a Fighter base, he was in Bomber Command.

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1 comment

  1. Yo bro ……hope you packed the Paka Mac?? Soggy Lycra ???? Not that much rain here a steady downpour for about an hour last night!
    Hope today is better? Keep peddling ?‍♀️?‍♀️?‍♀️X