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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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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

228: Not the Hairy Bikers. JOGLE in 16 days

Alex and Mike, are two friends who work together, and in September 2011 they rode the length of Great Britain from top to bottom and raised money for some good causes along the way. You’ll find their random musings and notes on preparing for the ride here, Planned route as well as Garmin data on the actual route, dietary …

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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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