The charity I am raising money and awareness for is The Alzheimer's Society, a cause close to our hearts as my Grandparents suffer and my Great Uncle past away from the debilitating effects of Dementia.

I'm sure you'll agree that it is a great cause and I would be extremely grateful if you could donate just a small amount to help our nations suffers. Thank you

The initial idea of making this trip started years ago, so it has been a long time coming. The ride is with my dad, who very recently thought he was going to have to pull out on medical grounds. However this is not the case and the Land's End to John O'Groats will continue as a father son team – unsupported.

On Monday 23rd April 2012 my Dad and I undertook the massive task of cycling from Lands End to John O'Groats for charity. We travelled a colossal 950 miles in 14 days, unsupported!

Land's End to John O'Groats unsupported ride

Latest News: LEJOG

NEW page uploaded Training, my thoughts on training and how it works for me. Essentially you'll need to be cycle fit in my opinion more

Updates to the Accommodation more and Journal more pages

Additional content added to the Full Route Summary page more

22nd June 2012 – Further updates made to the Journal. Essentially write ups from the note book I kept whilst we made the journey. more

9th May 2012 – I am now home safely and with no punctures. Yes you read that right. Dad and I completed the whole challenge with no punctures. Photographs, final statistics and routes etc will be uploaded. Currently fighting a chest infection that I obtained on Day 10 of 14. more

Land's End to John O'Groats Dawes Horizon bike

The Bike

I shall be riding a Dawes Horizon Touring Bike, which I have thoroughly overhauled. The frame has been stripped back to its original state, the gears have been retuned, it's been given a thorough clean and degrease and had new components added. The bike is ready to go! more

Land's End to John O'Groats The Alzheimer's Society

Dementia & Alzheimers

Dementia is a term used to describe various different brain disorders that have in common a loss of brain function that is usually progressive and eventually severe. more

We have raised £2,335 for the Alzheimers Society – Thank you everyone!!

Land's End to John O'Groats Sign Post

LEJOG Information

There have been many records set and broken when it comes to Land's End to John O'Groats; to date the fastest time is 1day, 20hrs, 4mins and 20secs held by a man called Gethin Butler, in 2001*. The fastest time held by a woman, Lynne Taylor in 2002*, is 2days, 4hours, 45mins and 11secs.

*as recorded on guinnessworldrecords.com

 

 
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