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Aug 19 2014

257: Marco Maddalena’s LEJOG 2009

That’s it…sniff, sniffCan you believe it – a glorious sunny morning, not a cloud in the sky, wind from the south. Why couldn’t the last 2 weeks have been like this? Couple of the largest poached eggs ever on toast and we were off. With plenty of time before my ferry (1:45) the last 39 …

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May 08 2014

256: It was a hard, epic and very rewarding fortnight

“It was a hard, epic and very rewarding fortnight.   In actual fact the final 2 weeks were the easy bit.  The hard work had been done over the last two years building up to this challange.” So says Shaun Claridge and he has written a blog to document his story. http://claridgecyclingtocurecancer.com/  

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Apr 17 2013

251: Old bat on a bike! LEJOG over 18 days.

The description is Barbara’s not mine and she is gearing up to start the ride on the 27th April 2013. As she explains… ‘The basic ideas were sorted out.  There were two cyclists – Steve and the oldbat.  We had known each other for a year or so and had cycled a few thousand miles …

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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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Mar 24 2011

213: 2 old gits ride the End2End

My friend and I (George) are planning our Jogle ride for the end of August 2011. We have just started writing it, but we plan to give a detailed account of our training and trip, including all the campsites we use on the way. This is something we struggled to find when we were planning our …

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Dec 28 2010

205: Dave Barker and Steve Farnan are riding LEJOG in June 2011!

Dave & Steve are aiming to complete LEJOG in June 2011. A blog and lots of info and links on his site. http://lejogjune2011.blogspot.co.uk/ Follow on twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/cavingdjbarker/ Fundraising link: http://www.justgiving.com/Steve-Farnan When asked Why, Dave and Steve said: 1.) Love riding the bike, don’t just like it, Love it! 2.) Because its there…. 3.) Wanted to do a …

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