LeJog - Cycling from Lands End to John O'Groats
John Blackwell our Managing Director was part of a team of three intrepid cyclists, cycling end to end across the UK. The journey was to raise money for MacMillan Cancer Support but also for the Wicken Village Community fund and SCuDA (South Cumbria Dyslexia Association):
Our route took us along the northern coast of the south west, dropping down to Okehampton and Glastonbury and then through Bristol to the Welsh borders over the Severn bridge. Welsh borders to Chester to skirt the Lakes and then gradually east to reach Stirling. Through Scotland to include the eastern Cairngorm mountains, visiting two ski centres! Finally, due north from Inverness through the central moors to reach Tongue with a last day dash west to John O'Groats.
We took twenty days to ride the 1100 miles at an average of 55 miles per day, the longest was 86 miles and the shortest (a rest day) of 33 miles. Fastest speed was a little over 40 mph on an eight mile downhill in the Cairngorms!
There are more photographs at: http://www.artisan-bread-school.com/charityride.htm