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Well it all started with an idea, a challenge. I wanted to cycle from Lands End to John O’ Groats. Why? Because it is on my ‘Bucket List’. Having already cycled Coast to Coast it seemed logical to cycle End to End. Then whilst talking to like minded cyclists on one of the U3A bike rides, the plan started to emerge. Two other people were recruited. Ralph Burgess and David Griffiths or DAG as he is known. A combined age of 195 years!
The Lands End to John O’ Groats bike ride, the ‘End to End’, or ‘Le Jog’ as it is known, is a classic 874 mile journey. Whilst there are several routes which one can take, fast or scenic, the mileage is going to be more. We did approximately 925 miles in 14 days and there are plenty of hills on the journey. Continue reading