Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )

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Re: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )

Postby Steveindenmark » 27 Feb 2017, 10:37am

I dont think there is a Lejog for wimps. You have to be pretty hardy to ride it on a motorbike, never mind a cycle.

But I am glad I have read this post. i am 60 next year and my young lady has already reached that milestone. We have talked about Lejog before. It is posts like this that make you realise that you had better get on with it before time runs out.

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Postby oldmanonabike » 27 Feb 2017, 5:52pm

I will be 71 when the ride takes place I think if I don't do it now I never will. If you are interested in joining us please pm me
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Postby landsurfer » 27 Feb 2017, 6:16pm

And I will be 60 during the ride and am looking forward to it .... as a youngster ..... :)
Be a do'er, not a watcher. Be a Sceaphierde, not a Sheep.
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Postby softlips » 2 Mar 2017, 9:08am

Following this thread with interest. 50 this year and only started cycling last September but riding in a club and loving it. Dates dependant I'd love to be involved. Just wondering about asking my wife to support in the campervan.

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Postby oldmanonabike » 2 Mar 2017, 1:08pm

PM sent
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Postby oldmanonabike » 6 Mar 2017, 5:53pm

The wimps lejog will start from lands End early on Saturday 23rd June 2018
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Postby robgul » 6 Mar 2017, 6:20pm

oldmanonabike wrote:The wimps lejog will start from lands End early on Saturday 23rd June 2018


Do you want to list details at www.cycle-endtoend.org.uk in the "upcoming rides" - I know that quite a few people make contact with others through the listing

Rob

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Postby oldmanonabike » 7 Mar 2017, 4:17pm

robgul wrote:
oldmanonabike wrote:The wimps lejog will start from lands End early on Saturday 23rd June 2018


Do you want to list details at http://www.cycle-endtoend.org.uk in the "upcoming rides" - I know that quite a few people make contact with others through the listing

Rob

Hi Rob thanks for your interest and help.Having just told all the registered riders the date of the ride We need to sort things amongst ourselves before casting the net any further.All is going well at the moment with riders booking time off work and looking forward to next year
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Postby oldmanonabike » 8 Mar 2017, 8:30am

How big is this ride going to get? When Landsurfer and I started Wimps Lejog I expected four maybe five riders. Since posting the date eight riders have confirmed their participation and three have yet to respond.Looks like Landsurfer judged the demand better than I have
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Postby landsurfer » 8 Mar 2017, 9:20am

Don't worry about numbers ..... Human Factors (wives :) ) will reduce the numbers as we get closer to the off ....lol
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Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 8 Mar 2017, 9:40am

Hi,
Mick F wrote:Sounds like we are in agreement then. :D

I was saying that some riders have come though here, not knowing anything about anything.
They didn't know where they were or where they were going next, and had no appreciation of the navigation or the area.
No research .......... no nothing.

You see that in everything.
If you are a bit of a loner it would be stupid not to have planned and thus navigate.
Some are just happy following, I would like that too sometimes.
I don't always have to be in front, some do take it to the extreme too.
I see what you are saying and I could not feel happy if I did not know where I was heading, think the ones who would not do it alone will be happy just to follow.
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Postby oldmanonabike » 8 Mar 2017, 10:04am

landsurfer wrote:Don't worry about numbers ..... Human Factors (wives :) ) will reduce the numbers as we get closer to the off ....lol

Including Jules there are four wives coming as well lol
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Postby Barred1 » 8 Mar 2017, 11:09am

oldmanonabike wrote:
landsurfer wrote:Don't worry about numbers ..... Human Factors (wives :) ) will reduce the numbers as we get closer to the off ....lol

Including Jules there are four wives coming as well lol


Don't believe anyone until they're there on start line ready to go is my motto!

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Postby landsurfer » 8 Mar 2017, 6:56pm

Barred1 wrote:
oldmanonabike wrote:
landsurfer wrote:Don't worry about numbers ..... Human Factors (wives :) ) will reduce the numbers as we get closer to the off ....lol

Including Jules there are four wives coming as well lol


Don't believe anyone until they're there on start line ready to go is my motto!

B1


+1 :D
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Postby John100 » 9 Mar 2017, 11:14pm

Just found this thread.I would be potentially interested if there is still room! Was hoping to do this year and for the last two, but I don't think it is going to happen. Caught between doing it solo or with a group. This idea sounds good.