Tag: LEJOG

Complete the End to End as an Audax

Mark Hummerstone has set-up a website for those who wish to complete the End to End as an Audax under AUK rules and regulations. You can find all the necessary information and how to apply on Mark’s site. http://markhbdm.wix.com/end2end#!links/c14jl

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Blind man to cycle LEJOG

Chris is blind and 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. Lots of details on his website: //kyeo.org.uk (kyeo = …

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George Mahood, A Free Country

George Mahood came up with a brilliant idea to get from Lands End to John O’Groats without money using just the generosity of the public. (Link number 158) You can now read about his exploits in a paperback or Kindle download Free Country: A Penniless Adventure the Length of Britain .  Recommended!

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Raising money for Alice’s Escapes.

A team of Cumbrian cyclists have taken up the monumental challenge of riding LEJOG. The ride will take 10 days starting 20th April 2012, covering around 100 miles per day. They’re fundraising for Alice’s Escapes, a new charity founded by Alice Pyne & her family. The charity’s aim is to provide holidays for seriously ill children …

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EndtoEnd on a single speed!

In 2011 Marcus Stitz completed LEJOG on his single speed bike, Link to his blog and photos on the Ultimate List #230 Markus says “For no apparent reason I set myself the goal in May to pack in an iconic British journey on the bike before my 32 birthday. It was the crown in one of …

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“Doing it for Dee”

John McGivern adds his blog No. 229 to the Ultimate List. Riding for Dee who passed away aged 37 in 2011, they plan to ride in the summer 2012.

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Recommendations from David McCusker

Thanks to David McCusker for the recommendations and feedback. David has kindly provided feedback on the accommodation he stayed in on his LEJOG, (see Accommodation), as well as providing some recommendations. David raised money for the Teenage Cancer Trust & his Justgiving site is HERE

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End2End route via campsites

Thanks to Louise Barrett for sharing her team’s campsite LEJOG route undertaken in Aug 2011 & blog. Both have been uploaded on to my route pages and Ultimate List page. Just follow the links in the post above.

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Buskers on Bikes!

To form a travelling band and cycle the length of the country, stopping only to lug guitars, double-basses, ukuleles and kazoos from the back of a van and stage a series of gutsy, foot-stomping gigs. And hopefully raise a pot-load of money for Busking Cancer, an off-shoot of Cancer Research UK, at the same time. …

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Citizen Fishy writes about LEJOG and other adventures

Dave Barter’s LEJOG Blog added to the List. Not just a LEJOG blog but a host of other articles well worth a visit HERE  Highly recommended! Dave has also written a very entertaining book on cycling anecdotes. You can buy Dave’s book via the link below.  

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