It is nearly three weeks since I completed the 969 mile Deloitte Ride Across Britain Challenge for charity. I still find it uncomfortable to sit and numbness at the ends of my fingers remains. However, I am in great spirits as I have been overwhelmed by the generosity and support of …Read Full Post →
All posts by Andy Mills-Baker
Andy Mills-Baker is Sherrards Solicitors’ part-time Chief Financial Officer, and the brave soul who will be participating in the Deloitte Ride Across Britain cycle ride in September as part of the international Alliott Group team to raise money for our chosen charities.
You can follow Andy’s progress on this blog – we’ll be there to report on every hill, bump and blister, and of course that glorious moment when Andy crosses the finish line!
We British have a history of doing daft things to prove that most adversaries can be overcome, and at the same time raise money for others less fortunate than ourselves. All of us have more in us than we believe; this can be exploited in a team environment sharing a common …Read Full Post →
Another quick report from “tent city” in Penrith where we arrived yesterday after a 104 mile ride from Haydock. This was another very tough day on the bike – 700 sweaty, but determined cyclists of all shapes and sizes (and levels of fitness!) steadily ascended world famous Shap Climb before passing the …Read Full Post →
To say I’m feeling saddle sore would be a huge understatement. Now I know how John Wayne must have felt in some of those old movies! But the good news is that we (James Hickey, CEO of Alliott Group and myself) are eating up the miles on the bike, and …Read Full Post →
By the time you read this, I will be on the way to Penzance by train, looking forward to the first of nine nights under canvas, snoring gently with 699 other slightly bonkers cyclists, together with a supporting entourage who will feed, massage and cajole us all the way to John …Read Full Post →
The epic journey has begun – Andy Mills-Baker, Sherrards’ CFO, will be putting his body on the line when he tackles the 900 mile cycle route from Land’s End to John O’Groats this September. Andy will be riding as part of the international Alliott Group team of riders which features …Read Full Post →