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Swing Bridges 2017-10-02 To the Swing Bridges and back with Liz
Swing bridge and back again 2014-03-08 A lovely cycle ride to the Swing Bridges. Bit of a sod on the way back straight into the southerly force 5 all the way. Aidans first time back on the bike for a couple of months.
Lizzie bike ride 2014-03-07 First time back on the bike after a couple of very wet months. To the Swing Bridges and back again.
Swing bridges and back via Powder Castle 2013-08-12 Along the estuary and canal to the Swing Bridges and then back via Powderham Castle
Swing bridges and back 2013-03-03 Along the estuary and canal to the swing bridges on the newly serviced bikes. Stopped for a cup of coffee at the Turf on the way back
First cycle ride in months 2016-10-10 First bike ride in a very long time. Only as far as the Countess Wear swing bridges over the Exeter Canal. Work is about half way through the 14 month schedule of work on the swing bridge / roads. As per the pictures, one of the bridges was open because of the work. The swing bridges are being retained but re-aligned during the work. The bridges have history - there's a plaque on them that reads "In May 1944, these bridges played an important part in the preparations for D-Day. They were used over a period of three days and nights, for rehearsals of the famous and crucial glider borne attack on the bridge over the Canal de Caen (Pegasus Bridge) and the River Orne (Horsa Bridge), by the Second Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, on the night 5/6 June 1944"
Swing bridges and back again 2012-08-12 To the swing bridges and back
Exe Bridges 2018-03-10 Into Exeter and back. Average speed reduced by having to walk past the flooding on the cycle path near the Turf.
New cycle cafe 2017-09-30 Down to Dawlish Warren with Liz to have a look round Join S's new cycle shop and cafe. Then up to the Swing Bridges and back again.
Start of Lizs bike training 2012-07-08 Along the estuary and canal to the swing bridges and back. The start of Lizs cycle training apparently
Swing Bridge and Powderham Castle 2012-02-23 Along the estuary and canal to the Swing Bridge and back again with a detour to Powderham Castle for supplies
First time on new cycle track 2014-11-29 Lizs first cycle ride in ages and first ride on new cycle track between Powderham church and the Turf Locks
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