Tag Archive: Fort Augustus

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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Aug 23 2012

244: Blind man on 10 day LEJOG Tandem ride

Chris is blind & set off on the 23rd August on a 10 day LEJOG tandem ride with his friend and neighbour. They’re hoping to raise a challenging £100,000 for Fight for Sight who fund research into preventing sight loss. They are about half way there so far. (kyeo = Keep Your eyes Open!) BLOG: http://kyeo.org.uk/ …

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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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Jan 01 2012

226: Wombats do JOGLE over 15 days

A bunch of aged cricketers are going to Jogle next May 2012 for charity http://wombatsdojogle.com

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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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Sep 08 2010

201: LEJOG via the 4 UK Cardinal Points

Greg Venn completed his challenge in 2010 via the 4 cardinal points of the UK. A journey of 1353 Miles Greg has kindly passed on his GPX route files of his complete route. http://gregcycle.blogspot.co.uk/2010/09/packed-and-ready-for-off.html Day             From to                                         Approx Miles Sat 4th         Land’s End to Lizard                    35 Sun              Lizard to Okehampton                  83 Mon            Okehampton to Bruton                  88 Tue             Bruton to Chinnor                           94 Wed           …

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