Nick’s Bike Ride – Day 4 – Coleshill to Stone

Nick's Route Day 4

The map shows in purple how far Nick has already travelled on previous days. The red line shows the miles covered today, and the green line shows the miles still to go!!!

Nick Keeley writes:

Day 4 – 44 miles today. Another  5 a.m. wake up call because of lorries, but I was keen to set off early as heavy rain was forecast for the early afternoon.

The roads were busy for the first few miles and I was never far from the motorway or suburbia. Eventually I reached open countryside and reached Lichfield mid-morning. I had a pleasant stop there but was keen to get on because of the weather prospects. As I rode on I could see dark clouds getting nearer, but it only started raining when I was 10 minutes from Stone.

I arrived at about 2 p.m. and booked into the The Crown Hotel on the High Street, but it should be quieter than the last 2 nights because I’m in an annex and also the High Street is pedestrianised.

As usual, I have to quickly rinse my cycle clothes ready for tomorrow.

To support Nick on his self-funded journey, please click on the link below. All donations directly support the conservation of Fleet Pond:

http://www.charitygiving.co.uk/nickkeeley

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