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- 29 Aug 2007, 9:17am
- Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
- Topic: Lands end to John-O-Groats alone
- Replies: 43
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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...
- 29 Aug 2007, 9:06am
- Forum: Touring & Expedition
- Topic: touring on racing frame?
- Replies: 23
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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...