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Postby Skipper9999 » 11 Jun 2015, 10:00pm

Yes you may have read last years report about Tony Rathbone aged 81 doing LeJog last year with myself and a camper van . Last years ride was well documented at www.lejog.us
Well he's at it again and this time by himself and planning on 11 days.

I caught up him tonight ( 11 June 15 ) at Abington , 4days in and 324 miles and tomorrow he will finish the day in Shap and then Warrington , Bridgenorth , Bristol , Exeter , Boddmington and finally Lands End .

Very hot and the wind not right , but he just keeps going .

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Postby binsted » 12 Jun 2015, 6:47am

Good on him, his blog gave me the final push to do the ride myself.

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Postby Paulatic » 12 Jun 2015, 5:28pm

I met Tony and Skipper out on the road this morning. Tony is going well but having to cover up from the Sun today. Image
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Postby Skipper9999 » 15 Jun 2015, 10:37am

Update.

Tony made it to Shap on Friday at 7pm taking his total to 408 mile , Saturday was a day off , Sunday and an early start and onward to Wigan (not Warrington as I previously posted) Alone again.

He plans on finishing on Friday so 11 riding days in total.

He admitted his mistake in not taking on sufficient water in such heat , let us all learn?

Friday after leaving Abington with Tony was surprised when Paul caught up with us north of Moffat after treading the post.

Tony would also like to thank the wonderful service he received in Palace Cycles in Carlisle who sorted his gear indexing without a wait, thumbs up to them.
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Postby Skipper9999 » 19 Jun 2015, 10:19pm

Tony finished today at about 6pm , tired and weird but finished ..... Wind did him no favours and he had no rain .
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Postby Skipper9999 » 19 Jun 2015, 10:20pm

11 days cycling and 1 day rest , not bad at 82 ..

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Postby Paulatic » 19 Jun 2015, 10:33pm

Pleased to hear it. He's done really well. Think that would be weary not weird lol
Thanks for the update.
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Postby Mick Metcalfe » 20 Jun 2015, 12:28am

Well done Tony!! :D

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Postby binsted » 20 Jun 2015, 6:52am

A great effort, look forward to reading all about it.

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Postby tojjer » 22 Jun 2015, 8:29pm

Massive respect to you Tony, well done

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Postby Skipper9999 » 4 Jul 2015, 10:19am

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Postby Paulatic » 20 Aug 2018, 10:05pm

Looks like competition on the road. Saw this on Twitter tonight
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Postby horizon » 20 Aug 2018, 10:09pm

I was just thinking - this is a record that just has to be broken!
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Postby Paulatic » 21 Aug 2018, 8:28am

A quick search this morning and I’ve found his blog https://peterlangford85ride.bike He has registered his ride with Guinness records so hat's off to him. I rode with Tony and hope to ride with Peter if he comes through my patch.
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Postby Paulatic » 21 Aug 2018, 8:36am

And........Yet another is having a go at it too, meet Lawrence https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-45227627
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