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Father and son take on LeJog for the record

On 13 June 2014, Kevin Ball and his father Jim will be undertaking the journey from John o'Groats to Lands End by tandem tricycle for an official Guiness Book of World Records attempt.
Robert and Jim Ball on Tandem Tricycle

Jim, who was a pitman for forty years, will be 77-years-old when the pair take the challenge on and is determined he will be pedalling all of the near-900 miles. The journey has been officially recognised by Guinness World Records as an attempt by the oldest person to cycle End to End on a tandem tricycle. .

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The off-road End to End

Cycling from Lands' End to John o'Groats on road is a challenge, but riding it off-road, even more so! The longest off-road route in the UK's a tough ride, but perfectly doable given sufficient training/planning.
Ralph Hughes's bike at sunset

The off-road End to End ride is 1201 miles long, and takes an average of 23 to 25 days to complete, approximately 50 miles per day. Some cyclists use a hard tail mountain bike for the job with a rack/panniers attached, whilst others prefer full suspension with a trailer such as a 'Bob Yak'.

Ralph Hughes mountain biked the length of Britain: 1,267 miles through England, Wales and Scotland – with his camping gear on his back.

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Land's End to John o'Groats

Cycling from Land's End to John o'Groats (LEJOG) - the entire length of the UK - is a challenge that many thousands of people take on each year. Whether it's for your chosen charity or a personal ambition, CTC's LEJOG pack will help you complete this epic ride.
Land's End to John o'Groats (LEJOG)

The CTC End to End pack is a detailed written guide presented on a day-by-day basis for any cyclist wishing to undertake this classic ride independently. Pack highlights include:

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