LEJOG – Day 14 – Altnaharra to John O Groats

Day 14 – Altnaharra to John O Groats – 82 miles (less 6 miles!) And so we came to the final morning of our end to end route… After 13 days of 6.30 am starts, 13 days of fry-ups, 13 days of applying ointments to eradicate saddle sore (enough said), 13 days of early morning briefs Read more about LEJOG – Day 14 – Altnaharra to John O Groats[…]

LEJOG – Day 13 – Inverness to Altnaharra

Day 13: Inverness – Altnaharra – 66 Miles Bleary eyed from the previous day’s LEJOG cycling, the morning saw us navigate through the city of Inverness as we followed Nick and over the Kessock bridge which is where we joined up with the national cycle network. The cycle network continues to follow the main A9 out of Inverness and then lead Read more about LEJOG – Day 13 – Inverness to Altnaharra[…]

LEJOG – Day 12 – Glencoe to Inverness

Day 12: Glencoe to Inverness – 83 Miles Today’s LEJOG was a day of punctures, punctures and more punctures – little did we know what was to arise as we set off from Glencoe YHA. Yet another first class brief was performed by LEJOG veteran Nick, who informed us of what the day had to offer in terms Read more about LEJOG – Day 12 – Glencoe to Inverness[…]

LEJOG – Day 11: Loch Lomond to Glencoe

Day 11: Loch Lomond to Glencoe – 66 Miles We all re-grouped for our morning LEJOG briefing at Loch Lomond YHA and after final adjustments to bikes and riders, we set off along the busy A82 as we followed the early morning commuter traffic. After a few miles we then joined up with a cycle route which follows the Read more about LEJOG – Day 11: Loch Lomond to Glencoe[…]

LEJOG – Day 10: Moffat to Loch Lomond

Day 10: Moffat to Loch Lomond – 83 Miles Another glorious LEJOG morning met us as we all met up at the accomodation for the morning briefing where we were informed that there were 2 options we could take for today’s LEJOG cycle route: Option 1 – Hilly route – which involved an ascent of 2.5 miles where Read more about LEJOG – Day 10: Moffat to Loch Lomond[…]

LEJOG – Day 9: Keswick to Moffat

Day 9: Keswick to Moffat – 77 Miles The Keswick YHA provided us with first class facilities allowing us to do a much needed “bulk” clothes wash and feeding us a full english LEJOG breakfast, ready for us to tackle Day 9, where we would be finally leaving England and cycling into Scotland. The accident John endured on Day 8, had Read more about LEJOG – Day 9: Keswick to Moffat[…]