Gordon Ramsay admits to ‘sneaking away’ for 100km bike rides along the Cornish coast near his family’s £ 4m holiday home at closing but insists he is NOT breaking the rules
- Chef, 53, says he should have been left in peace to ‘ride my bike’
- That coastguard shouldn’t tell him what to do when ‘nobody’ is on the road
- Ramsay said, “There was nobody on the road, so how can you complain?”
Gordon Ramsay has admitted that he “ sneaks ” a 100 km bike ride during the lockdown, but stresses that he didn’t break the rules and should have been left to ride his freaking bike.
The TV chef, who was warned by the coastguard for lock breaches in May, claims that they should “ take care of the coast ” and have him ride his bike.
53-year-old Ramsay states that the coast guard should not tell him ‘what to do in the middle of the forest’ if there is ‘no one on the f ****** roads’.
Gordon Ramsay has admitted to ‘sneaking’ for 100km of bike rides ‘while sneaking’, but insists he hasn’t broken the rules
It comes after Ramsay infuriated his neighbors by taking bike rides along the Cornish coast near his family’s £ 4 million holiday home in Trebetherick, Cornwall.
Ramsay was also forced to deny “almost causing an accident” after a local accused him of jumping a red light on a 26-mile bike ride.
The father of five posted videos and photos from his excursions on Instagram.
Speaking on the Joe Wicks podcast about the Coast Guard’s warning that he was too far from his home, Ramsay said in frustration, “There was no law to say you only needed to cycle an hour and an hour.
53-year-old Ramsay says the coast guard shouldn’t tell him ‘what to do in the middle of the forest’ if there is ‘no one on the f ****** roads’
He was also forced to deny ‘almost causing an accident’ after a local resident accused him of jumping red light on a 42km bike ride
“They encouraged you to ride a bike, so I sneaked away on a couple of huge 90 and 100 km bike rides.”
Those rolling hills between here and Newquay, Bude and Bodmin. Bodmin Moor at half past five in the morning in the middle of spring, there is nowhere more beautiful. “
He added, “So what’s the Coast Guard going to do? Think about it. Take care of the coastline, let me cycle.
“Shouldn’t the Coast Guard tell me what to do on my bike in the middle of the forest?
Michelin-starred chef said cycling for him and his family has been therapeutic and ‘kept them together’ during closing
“There was no one on the road, so how can you complain about me and my little bike when no one is on the f ****** roads. Come on.’
The Michelin-starred chef said that cycling has been therapeutic for him and his family and that is what ‘kept them together’ when closing.
“For me, there is something very therapeutic about being in rural countryside,” he said.
The Hell’s Kitchen star faced massive reactions from neighbors who claimed that he had ‘brought coronavirus to them’ during the shutdown (pictured outside his home in Cornwall)
“It’s just this sense of achievement. It is not about very long rides.
“It’s about fresh air. It’s about seeing roads from a cycling point of view rather than flying over or riding over them and you start to appreciate farming in a different way.
“The roads were quiet and cycling really kept it together [our family] during this lockdown. ‘