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by Mike777
2 Jun 2012, 10:55am
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Total Height Climbed on JOGLE
Replies: 9
Views: 16022

Re: Total Height Climbed on JOGLE

Could my 76,000 of climbing be right (came through the highlands) ?

http://bikeroutetoaster.com/Course.aspx?course=381199

BT states around 32,000ft

Just seems a lot !

Mike
by Mike777
1 Jun 2012, 6:00pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Total Height Climbed on JOGLE
Replies: 9
Views: 16022

Total Height Climbed on JOGLE

Hi all Just going some stats on my JOGLE..... According to my route plotted on bike hike the total height to be climbed was just over 46,000 ft However according to my Satmap Active 10 GPS the height actually shown was 76,000 ft. Does anyone else have thier figures to compare ? Many thanks for your ...
by Mike777
1 Jun 2012, 4:22pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: LEJOG May 13th 2012 - Completed
Replies: 26
Views: 20023

Re: LEJOG May 13th 2012 - Completed

Well done...glad and interested to hear you completed your trip safely.

I finished mine Wednesday and I am sure like me you had an amazing time.

Regards

Mike
by Mike777
1 Jun 2012, 9:27am
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Completed 30 May 2012.
Replies: 7
Views: 9180

Re: Completed 30 May 2012.

flemingcool wrote:Congratulations. Gave you a beep and a wave as you were heading in, well done. A great achievement.


Oh yes remember that were you in a light coloured car?

I was struggling a bit at that stage so thanks very much

Mike
by Mike777
30 May 2012, 10:26pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Completed 30 May 2012.
Replies: 7
Views: 9180

Completed 30 May 2012.

Hi all Can't believe I have completed my JOGLE. Had a fantastic time...met loads of great people. I have been posting pictures to a blog and have loaded todays. http://mikeonhisbike.wordpress.com/ I will complete the sections and put words to the pictures but just wanted to get some up for people to...
by Mike777
29 May 2012, 10:17pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: 1 Week into JOGLE ! Uploaded some pictures
Replies: 11
Views: 9942

Re: 1 Week into JOGLE ! Uploaded some pictures

Hi all

Only about 55 miles to GO....

Can't believe it

Have uploaded some more pictures.

6650 ft of climb today (hardest day so far)

Mike
by Mike777
27 May 2012, 7:09am
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: 1 Week into JOGLE ! Uploaded some pictures
Replies: 11
Views: 9942

Re: 1 Week into JOGLE ! Uploaded some pictures

Hi all

Been an enjoyable few days given the heat......

Have been sitting out the mid day sun...and taking on lots if water....made it to Chepstow Saturday evening

Have uploaded some more pictures.

Hope people like ? ? ?

http://mikeonhisbike.wordpress.com/

Regards

Mike
by Mike777
25 May 2012, 9:34pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: 1 Week into JOGLE ! Uploaded some pictures
Replies: 11
Views: 9942

Re: 1 Week into JOGLE ! Uploaded some pictures

So so hot today....made it to Ludlow from Tarporley !

Unloaded some more pictures from today

Regards

Mike
by Mike777
24 May 2012, 10:41pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: A9 from Tarporley to Whitchurch then A49 Shewsbury.to Ludlow
Replies: 3
Views: 6321

A9 from Tarporley to Whitchurch then A49 Shewsbury.to Ludlow

Hi all

Currently in Tarporley and checking route tomorrow as above.

Not sure how busy these roads are or if they have a footpath/cycle lane.

Any recommendations on if these roads are ok.

Suffering a bit from the heat so so hot !

Many thanks for your tome.

Regards
Mike
by Mike777
22 May 2012, 8:04pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: 1 Week into JOGLE ! Uploaded some pictures
Replies: 11
Views: 9942

Re: 1 Week into JOGLE ! Uploaded some pictures

matt2matt2002 wrote:Nice pix
What you riding>


It's a Marin Point Ryes....holding up really well on some of the less maintained sections.

Not many.pictures today but have up loaded some.

Currently in Penrith

Regards

Mike
by Mike777
21 May 2012, 10:53pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: 1 Week into JOGLE ! Uploaded some pictures
Replies: 11
Views: 9942

Re: 1 Week into JOGLE ! Uploaded some pictures

Thanks...will continue to post each day internet permitting

Mike
by Mike777
21 May 2012, 9:43pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: 1 Week into JOGLE ! Uploaded some pictures
Replies: 11
Views: 9942

1 Week into JOGLE ! Uploaded some pictures

Hi all... Well...what a week ! One week in and currently at Moffat....things have been great and met loads of great people with stories to tell...have up loaded some pictures to the blog page below....will put words behind them when I get home.... http://mikeonhisbike.wordpress.com/ Hope people like...
by Mike777
13 May 2012, 8:02pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: All packed I think and ready to go !
Replies: 3
Views: 6761

All packed I think and ready to go !

Hi all All packed I think...... Checked ........double checked ............triple checks but I am still not sure I have everything! Start my journey North to john O Groats tomorrow morning and hopefully with get to JOG Tuesday morning (stopover in Inverness) Little apprechieve...just want to get the...
by Mike777
11 May 2012, 9:18am
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: My Jogle for Go Commando
Replies: 8
Views: 22496

Re: My Jogle for Go Commando

Not many days to go before the off :D Hopefully the weather will improve! To everyone else who will be on the road when we are, good luck, have a good ride and look out for the three of us! :lol: I leave the day and take the same route so you should pass me either day 1 or 2..................best o...
by Mike777
10 May 2012, 2:05pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Chamois Creme ???
Replies: 30
Views: 8259

Re: Chamois Creme ???

Malaconotus wrote:Udderly Smooth.... http://www.ctcshop.org.uk/udderly-smooth-chamois-cream/

Apply to skin, fairly liberally. Non-greasy, so does need re-application after a few hours.


Do you apply to areas often not seen

Ie towards the 'Bottom' half of the body :oops: :oops: :oops: ! ! ! !


Mike