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John o'Groats to Land's End in 14 days

Every year, many people cycle Land's End to John o'Groats, but CTC member Walter Wright decided to cycle the route the other way round in a fortnight.
Cycle path at Pitlochry

It was reading other people’s cycling blogs that inspired me to have a go myself. I had never cycled further than a day ride before, so in hindsight, taking on a solo unsupported fourteen day End-to-End as a first tour may have seemed reckless.

I decided to start at John o’Groats in late September and work my way to Lands’ End using a mixture of main roads and cycle tracks. The summer was spent route-planning, reading more cycling blogs and going for increasingly longer day rides.

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11-year-old cycles Land's End to John o'Groats - in 11 days!

During his half-term holiday, 11-year-old CTC member Patrick Kielhmann has cycled from Land's End to John o' Groats in 11 days.
11-year-old Patrick Kielhmann

Two years ago, Patrick from Bishopbriggs in East Dunbartonshire was fighting for the life after a complication following an appendicitis operation, but the staff team at Yorkhill Children's Hospital turned the situation around and saved his life. Patrick wanted to do something to help the hospital, so he decided to raise money for them by cycling End to End.

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Land End to John o'Groats: riders' stories

We dip into the CTC archives to bring you a selection of stories and well-cycled routes undertaken over the past decade.
Lands End to John O'Groats - Riders' stories

The ultimate UK challenge... Lands' End to John o'Groats! (LEJOG) is Britain’s 1000 mile classic! This epic tour is without doubt the most popular long distance ride with cyclists from the UK and all over the world.

Lands End to John O'Groats - LEJOG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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