Tag Archive: Oban

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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Sep 19 2012

245: Si the poet unsupported LEJOG via Arran and Oban

Just to say a big “thank you” for your website, which was a great resource and portal when preparing for our recent LEJOG. My brother-in-law and I finished our unsupported route on, I think, more or less the same route as you (via Arran, Oban, etc) last Thursday lunchtime. Simon’s blog can be found at www.sithepoet.wordpress.com

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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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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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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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