Category Archive: 2011

Oct 23 2012

247: Norry and Noz ride LEJOG 2011

Preparation for the trip is key Thanks to Dave Barter for forwarding the link for this site. This site records how Martin and Ian Norris prepared for and complete the classic cycling trip of Land’s End to John O’Groats in April / May 2011.  As well as  meeting the physical and mental challenge of the …

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Jan 21 2012

233: LEJOG keeping the memory of Alison Hannah alive

Matt Hannah says: We are 6 friends cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise money for Marie Curie Cancer Care and keep the memory of Alison Hannah alive. We are school friends with the exception of Andris who I met at Uni & 5 out of the 6 are Graduates from the University …

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Jan 10 2012

230: LEJOG on a single speed.

Marcus Stitz completed Lands End to John O’Groats on a bike with one gear in 2011. Doing almost 900 miles from Britain’s most most South Westerly corner to its dullest place in the North East of Scotland on a singlespeed was the hardest long-distance trip I tackled so far, but certainly one of the most …

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Jan 01 2012

228: Not the Hairy Bikers. JOGLE in 16 days

Alex and Mike, are two friends who work together, and in September 2011 they rode the length of Great Britain from top to bottom and raised money for some good causes along the way. You’ll find their random musings and notes on preparing for the ride here, Planned route as well as Garmin data on the actual route, dietary …

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Jan 01 2012

227: 10 day LEJOG unsupported via B&B’s

50 year old Nigel Bradley from Newcastle does LEJOG unsupported in 9 days, 1.5hrs in August 2011. Going to attempt LeJog on my own on my heavyweight 34lbs) tourer (Dawes Ultra Galaxy), self supported, utilising B&B’s in August 2011. So that’ll be approx 100 miles/day and 31,700ft climbing (Everest = 29,600ft)   Nigel says “Best experience of …

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Jan 01 2012

225: Adventure Eyes camping LEJOG

3 girls from the Adventure Eyes completed LEJOG in August 2011 over 14 days using campsites. Their blog includes their route, campsites where they stayed, videos and a host of other info on the trip raising money for Mountain Rescue UK The girls blog: http://adventure-eyes.com/#/adventure-eyes-monster-ride/4554072314 Follow on twitter: http://twitter.com/adventureeyes My blog post on their trip: http://alpew.posterous.com/the-adventure-eyes-monster-ride-is-coming-thr Just Giving …

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Jan 01 2012

224: Campsite 15 day LEJOG

Louise Barrett’s blog is written from the perspective of not just cycling the route but also from the support team as well. Campsite Route completed in July/August 2011. http://www.louisebarrett.co.uk/blog/?cat=32 Louise’s campsite route can be found HERE

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Sep 19 2011

Recommendations from David McCusker

Thanks to David McCusker for the recommendations and feedback. David has kindly provided feedback on the accommodation he stayed in on his LEJOG, (see Accommodation), as well as providing some recommendations. David raised money for the Teenage Cancer Trust & his Justgiving site is HERE

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Aug 25 2011

LEJOG via the UK Cardinal Points.

1353 Miles via UK Cardinal Points – Gregg Venn, an experienced cyclist who has recorded a massive 82,000 Miles since 1982,  has kindly forwarded his GPX files of his LEJOG via the UK Cardinal Points. Lizard Point (S), Lowestoft (E), Point of Ardamurchan (W) & Dunnet Head (N). You can download his route from the GPS Waypoints section. …

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Aug 24 2011

End2End Campsite recommendations

Both Louise Barrett and the Adventure Eyes team used campsites for their LEJOG’s in August 2011, and their recommendations are on the Accommodation List  

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