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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 05 2012

238: The famous Team Lardy Boys! Lands End to John O’Groats – By leg power alone!

Team Lardy Boy have completed many cycling challenges both at home and overseas, but never on this scale or for such good causes. Kristy’s husband and fellow Team Lardy Boys are taking on the LEJOG challenge on 13th May 2012. Last year their daughter Kitty was critically ill and was only saved thanks to the expertise …

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Jul 23 2011

222: Buskers on Bikes do LEJOG gigging as they go

Brian, Dan, Dave, Dom, Jonny, Neil and Warren are taking a trip of a lifetime to raise money for Cancer Research. During July and August we’ll be cycling from Land’s End to John O’ Groats, but to add to the challenge (and the fun, we hope) we’ll be playing gigs along the way. Before this …

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May 11 2011

216: 16 day solo LEJOG

Martin Leycock’s LEJOG site including details on the LEJOG and training routes. Thanks for the mention Martin. Only a few weeks ago I did not know what LEJOG stood for…. Lands End to John O’Groats. There is also JOGLE, so no prizes for what that one means. LEJOG is attempeted by loads of cyclists each …

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Feb 15 2011

Kendoon (Dumfries) Hostel closure

Although Chester YH has been closed for sometime, it has also come to my notice that Kendoon SYH in Dumfries and Galloway has also closed (Alternative accommodation here). A statement from the SYHA is that “SYHA Hostelling Scotland no longer running Kendoon YH and it has been returned to the landowner”. Also be reminded that Carlisle YH is student accommodation during University …

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