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by Milfred Cubicle
29 Aug 2007, 9:17am
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Lands end to John-O-Groats alone
Replies: 43
Views: 13981

LEJOG alone

I did a 10 day LEJOG alone, with no backup. I used youth hostels, which proved very convenient and cheap. My back wheel collapsed at one point, and I had to walk about 6 miles to the next town. My only advice would be to make sure the bike and wheels are in top shape. If you don't mind doing the hom...
by Milfred Cubicle
29 Aug 2007, 9:06am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: touring on racing frame?
Replies: 23
Views: 3747

Racing frame

I'm sure a dedicated bike is probably best. However, I've done some of my longest tours, including LEJOG, on a converted mountain bike. I really think it's all down to comfort and preference. One of my bikes was a '93 Kona Cinder Cone. Bikes around this time were on the quest for lightness. This bik...