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Royston Wood
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Middle aged British MAMIL. Recently voted 2nd at Eternal Runner-Up Awards.
Middle aged British MAMIL. Recently voted 2nd at Eternal Runner-Up Awards.

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Scooting from end to end
I thought it was tough cycling from Land's End to John O'Groats but Russell Smith from London completed the trip in August on a scooter.  No, not one of those with an engine, a real scoot along one. Russell completed his 975 mile route (with over 14,000 met...

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The bare facts of end to end
If you think the idea of cycling from Land's End to John O' Groats is daunting then how about running the distance.   Not tough enough for you? Okay, how about doing it bare foot? That is exactly what Aleks Kashefi, 37, from Buxton, Derbyshire has achieved,...

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There and back again...by electric car
Jonathan Porterfield, from Orkney, and Chris Ramsey, who lives in Aberdeen arrived back in John O'Groats on Thursday 23rd September after completing an epic double end to end in a claimed record time. The pair were attempting to traverse the length of the c...

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Royston Wood commented on a post on Blogger.
Good luck Alan, not that you'll need it, just a lot of slog :)  The panic will fade on the start line.  Of course you'll be exhausted having used all that nervous energy and having had no sleep but the panic will go.

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Iconic Climb on A9 Due to Change
The steep hairpin climb at Berriedale Braes on the A9 is the last really major effort that those heading north have to face before John O'Groats.  Its hairpin bend and then relentless slog up past the cemetery will be indelibly burnt into the memory of anyo...

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Worried About Where to Sleep?
Why not take your bed with you? Rosie-Mai Iredale is pushing her bed from John O'Groats to Lands End, sleeping in it at night at camp sites and in people's gardens. Dressed in pyjamas and a dressing gown, she started her challenge in late May and hopes to c...

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How to Be A Road Biker
I recently received an email from a dedicated mountain biker that reminded me that not everyone who is thinking of cycling end to end is a committed road cyclist but that they might need to learn to become one to complete the tour. This is not necessarily t...

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My last few posts have now been updated with photos

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Photo Update
My last few posts have now been updated with photographs :)

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