ELN and friends pedal to stop pain

  ELN hit the road at the Redbridge Cycling Centre in London yesterday for the second Power Ride to raise money for charity. A total of 26 riders tried to hit the 3,000km target – but the final distance reached was nearly 2,000km. A huge thank you to everyone who joined us from Amber Infrastructure, […]

ELN spend all day on backsides for good causes!

Today the ELN team are decamping off to Essex to spend the day with friends from the energy sector on our backsides! What’s new I hear you cry? Yes, forget Team GB, Team ELN are spending the day hoping to ride 1000km on bikes for two great causes. We are raising money for Parkinson’s UK […]

A Power Ride for a great cause!

  It’s been a couple of days since the Power Ride and the team of six are still recovering. For those who don’t know what I’m talking about – a group of middle-aged men donned lycra to take part in Ride London for two great causes. They used their pedal power for the 100-mile race […]

Editorial: Spokes, sweat, saddles and fat blokes expending energy for charity

Well the training is done and the time has come for our wobbly guts to be crammed into lycra. If you haven’t vomitted and are still reading, you’ll know this is all in a good cause. Geoff and I along with some friends from the energy sector will be biking 100 miles on Sunday, as […]

ELN Power Ride – Day 7 – Drax Power Station

Geoff Curran speaks to Paul Taylor the Director of Retail and Trading at Drax Power Station about its move to sustainable biomass. The ELN Power Ride is in aid of Parkinson’s UK raising awareness for victims of this disease. The target is 10k so please donate generously at https://www.justgiving.com/energylivenewspowerride/  

ELN Power Ride – Day 7 – Bawtry to Drax

Geoff Curran waves goodbye to Mabel the cow and makes his way to the final stop on Day 7 of the ELN Power Ride, Drax Power Station. The ELN Power Ride is in aid of Parkinson’s UK raising awareness for victims of this disease. The target is 10k so please donate generously at https://www.justgiving.com/energylivenewspowerride/

Emergency box, Drax, then Geoff makes tracks on Day 7

Geoff Curran writes… Day seven and it is all over… I should have written this yesterday but the whole seven days caught up with me and I needed some time to collect my thoughts. It’s the day after the finish and I have mixed emotions. Happy and very proud that I did it, did what […]

ELN Power Ride – Day 6 – Staythorpe to Bawtry

Geoff Curran reaches Cottam Power Station only to discover another a few miles down the road, West Burton Power Station on Day 6 of the ELN Power Ride. The ELN Power Ride is in aid of Parkinson’s UK raising awareness for victims of this disease. The target is 10k so please donate generously at https://www.justgiving.com/energylivenewspowerride/

Bad knee holds out for bonus gas station on Day Six

Geoff Curran writes… Day six started with us saying goodbye to our lovely hosts, Jan and Barry who also very kindly donated to the cause (and if you haven’t, please go to our Justgiving page) and then it was off to see Cottam power station. Now I knew it wouldn’t be too far as this […]

Microbreweries and high fives on Day Five of the Power Ride

Geoff Curran writes… Day five and a high five for a glorious day starting at our wonderful B&B hosted by Marie and Charlie, who we also had the opportunity to interview about their solar arrays that power their micro brewery and the chip fat that powers their Mercedes camper van. That interview we will bring […]