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Paul Franklin

Member since: Monday, 12 February 2018
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Name
Paul
Last name
Franklin
About You
Age Range
50 to 59
Male or Female?
Male
Where are you based
Ireland {Republic}
Languages
English
Bicycle Touring
Touring Experience
My home is my touring bicycle (EXPERT)
Happy Leading Tours
Yes
Bike Mechanic Skills
Know my way around (INTERMEDIATE)
Countries Toured
Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland {Republic}, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom
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YouTube Profile
http://paul llewelyn franklin
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Spinal Fusion Guy On A Bike

Spinal Fusion Guy On A Bike
Hello and welcome to a guest blog post.  This post has come from Paul Franklin who got in touch to share his inspirational story of battling through health challenges to live his dreams of bicycle touring.  Lets get started...   “Its just a constant battle; me against my body; my passions and my dreams and what I want to do with my life, against what I’m physically able to do”. Austin Carlile.     My name is Paul Franklin, and close to forty six years ago, I fractured my neck at C3.  It was November 30th 1971 and I had just turned a teenager with so much ahead of me.  I then endured close to two years of wearing a collar, physiotherapy throughout my school years, and little did I know there was so much more to come.  Fast forward to 2000, I was having severe nerve pains and numbness...
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