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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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Apr 17 2013

248: 1074 miles in a leisurely 20 days

Alan gets on his bike! In the spring of 2010 Alan got on his bike and cycled the length of the British mainland, riding 1074 miles in all, from Lands End and finishing at John O’ Groats via Lizard Point. As Alan says: ‘You can do it in less time and distance than I took …

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Jul 29 2012

243: Sarah Grayston LEJOG over 2 weeks

My brother and Sarah Grayston are going to be cycling from Lands End to John O’ Groats starting on 29th July 2012.  We plan to take around 2 weeks to complete the journey.  We are doing it unsupported and will be staying in youth hostels and B&Bs that we have pre-booked.We have decided to do …

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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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May 04 2012

237: Unsupported JOGLE over 10 days

Brian completed a solo unsupported JOGLE in April 2012 over 10 days. He had extremely limited experience of cycling and he was very pleased to have managed it. His link is to the  trip blog  about the experience, including the training he did for it. http://www.the1001club.com/2012/04/47-cycle-country-john-o-groats-lands.html

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Jan 19 2012

231: Team Alice on Tour

A team of Cumbrian cyclists have taken up the monumental challenge of riding 1000 miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats. The ride will take 10 days starting 20th April 2012, covering around 100 miles per day. They are fundraising for Alice’s Escapes, a new charity founded by Alice Pyne and her family. The charity’s aim …

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Jan 10 2012

229: 8 Day LEJOG in memory of Wee Dee.

We lost Wee Dee due to a long-standing brain tumour in the Summer.  She was 37.  We miss her every day. Consequently, her husband Ian and brothers John, Mark and David, along with Sammy, Tubs and Gio will cycle from Land’s End to John O’Groats in the Summer of 2012 to celebrate her memory and raise funds …

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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

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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