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by bikingbilly
31 Jan 2019, 7:46pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: July JOGLE attempt. Route review please
Replies: 10
Views: 5371

Re: July JOGLE attempt. Route review please

FasterFerret wrote:Interested to know how you got on bikingbilly


Hi ferret

I had to scratch near Preston, I loved the ride through Scotland but a series of illness and severe knee pain meant I had to quit about 10 miles north of Preston.

I am in the process of planning my reattempt this coming Summer though.
by bikingbilly
4 Jul 2018, 5:44pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: July JOGLE attempt. Route review please
Replies: 10
Views: 5371

Re: July JOGLE attempt. Route review please

Hi Ferret I have routed it below Northwich so I do not go by the river anymore. I shall avoid the A530, I am trying to avoid as many A roads as possible (I know this may be a factor in my lengthy tour. I've heard Kirkstone Pass is tough and am really excited to slog up it. I have also decided not to...
by bikingbilly
3 Jul 2018, 8:00pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: July JOGLE attempt. Route review please
Replies: 10
Views: 5371

Re: July JOGLE attempt. Route review please

Hello everyone, Thanks for the feedback, I have updated it (around Bristol area) as follows https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27878359 I will be doing it self-supported. Bivvying out at the end of the day. I do not want B&B's as I prefer camping out & I do not have the funds to afford a B&B...
by bikingbilly
2 Jul 2018, 9:56pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: July JOGLE attempt. Route review please
Replies: 10
Views: 5371

July JOGLE attempt. Route review please

Hi everyone, I have only just stumbled across this end-to-end resource and have spent a while browsing through it all and seeing all the help and advice people are getting so I was wondering if I could get some feedback on my planned route please. I am stopping off at my aunts and uncles near Craven...