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Bike Ride For Charity in Thailand – Crossing the Finish Line

Bike Ride for Charity – Completing the 500 km Ride

We completed the bike ride for charity with a bang! The last day was ONLY 73km before we got to the Home Hug orphanage. It felt like a mere walk in the park on a sunny day compared to the other long, gruelling rides in sweltering blistering heat, pouring rain, or cold and spine chilling weather. It is all so relative! Read more

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Bike Riding Injuries Turned Beneficial? – Day 3

Bike Riding Injuries Didn’t Stop Me

Today there were some hills, sandy rough roads and headwinds to contend with.

Since my fall on the first day, I have had to nurse my bike riding injuries. I had an injured wrist, which has put pressure on the left side of my body as I have unconsciously tried to compensate to avoid pressure on my wrist during the rough rocky long tracks. My left knee subsequently is now painful to push down on the pedal forward and my shoulders and neck have been as tense and tight as a board. But, my faith is getting stronger that there’s hidden benefit to this.  Read more

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Charity Bike Ride in Thailand – Surviving the First 103 km.

The Inspiration Behind Thailand Charity Bike Ride

After arriving into our hotel yesterday, we got fitted out with our appropriate bikes and riding gear for the charity bike ride.

This morning, I saw 30 intrepid business owners from all walks of life preparing ourselves for the adventure at the crack of dawn. It is so inspiring to be with such a great group of amazing people who are dedicated to the same cause, taking precious time out of their business, their family and lives to raise funds and do the ride together. The founder of Hands Across the Water Charity, Peter Baines, delivered a very inspiring heartfelt message (via a messenger as he could not be here this time) confirming the reason WHY we are all on this journey, Read more