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Notice of an attempt to establish a Road Records Association mixed tandem tricycle record from

 Cardiff to London

 The attempt will be made by RALPH DADSWELL and  MARINA BLOOM

 and will take place on or after 19th September 2002.   Going on 23rd October 2002

 Minimum standard : 8 hours.    This schedule is for 6 hours 45 minutes

 Contact : Ralph Dadswell, 11 Walnut Tree Lane, Longwick, Princes Risborough, HP27 9SJ

 Information will be available on 01844 345 663  and mobile phone 07956 326 150.


ROUTE AND SCHEDULE Intermediate Distance Total Distance Time
Start in Cardiff, opposite the centre of the main door of the National Museum of Wales.   0.0 0.0  1300
Follow A4161 and then B4487 to join A48 near the junction with A48(M).  Follow A48 to M4 J28. 9.3 9.3 1325
Continue on A48 through Newport to the roundabout west of Chepstow 16.8 26.1 1410
Turn right towards Severn Bridge.  Cross bridge, join B4461, use minor roads through Olveston and Tockington to junction with A38. 7.8 33.9 1431
Turn left, then right in Rudgeway onto B4427.  Join B4059 through Iron Acton to join A432 west of Yate.  Follow A432 to junction with A46 near Old Sodbury.  Straight on onto B4040 to Acton Turville. 13.7 47.6 1508
Fork right onto B4039 to junction with A420.  Turn left onto A420 to Chippenham. 9.4 57.0 1533
Join A4 at Avenue La Fleche [avoid Pewsham Way], to Calne (centre), 5.7 62.7 1549
to Marlborough (Town Hall). 13.0 75.7 1624
Continue via Hungerford (A338 junction), 9.8 85.5 1650
Newbury (A34 junction),  8.7 94.2 1714
to Pangbourne Lane roundabout. 11.1 105.3 1744
Follow A4 through Reading to the junction with the Wokingham Road. 6.5 111.8 1801
Continue on A4 to Maidenhead (A308 junction), 11.5 123.3 1832
Slough (B416 junction), 5.8 129.1 1848
to Henly’s roundabout at Cranford (junct A30) 9.4 138.5 1913
Continue on A4 to Cromwell Road, where turn left into Exhibition Road.  Enter Hyde Park at Alexandra Gate.  Cross the Serpentine and join The Ring towards Victoria Gate.  Turn right (still on The Ring) to Cumberland Gate.  Exit the park and proceed to the stone marking the site of the Tyburn Tree, where FINISH. 11.9 150.4 1945


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