LEJOG Interview – Royston Wood

I caught up with Royston Wood, a seasoned cyclist of the famous LEJOG route who has completed the end 2 end a number of times and has also found the time to publish a book on his cycling expeditions across the UK which can be found here: http://www.landsend-to-johnogroats.co.uk/purchase-a-book Royston also wrote a book about his experiences riding the Read more about LEJOG Interview – Royston Wood[…]

LEJOG Interview with Saddle Skedaddle

Continuing with the theme of interviewing tour operators that provide cycle holidays, I caught up with Andrew Straw, the brains behind Saddle Skedaddle, a UK company that provide cycling holidays across the UK, Europe and worldwide. With the theme of my blog on LEJOG, I asked Andrew some questions on this famous end 2 end Read more about LEJOG Interview with Saddle Skedaddle[…]

Walking LEJOG by Mark Moxon – An alternative view by foot!

Whilst Lands End to John O’Groats or LEJOG has become a popular route for cyclists, there have been numerous other modes of transport that have also completed the LEJOG route, notably and more interestingly by a supermarket trolley, scooter, horse drawn carriage, pushing a wheelbarrow, unicycle and the fastest of all, a Phantom jet Fighter. Read more about Walking LEJOG by Mark Moxon – An alternative view by foot![…]

Interview with George Mahood, author of “A penniless adventure the length of Britain..”

George not only completed the cycle route, but took it one step further and wrote a book about his adventure entitled:  ‘Free Country: A Penniless Adventure The Length of Britain’ which is available from Amazon for the princely sum of £1.53. George and his friend decided to bike from the Southern most point in England Read more about Interview with George Mahood, author of “A penniless adventure the length of Britain..”[…]

LEJOG Interview: Oli White

Cyclist Oli White is another successful end 2 ender but still classes himself modestly as a “very amateur cyclist” who with 15 friends completed LEJOG for a worthwhile cause in 10 days with a diversion through Buckinghamshire! Oli explains: “We were raising money for Macmillan Nurses, with the goal of rasing £100k, we’re at about Read more about LEJOG Interview: Oli White[…]

LEJOG Interview: Pedal Nation

I caught up with Nick Mitchell, MD of  Pedal Nation,a young company with a passion for cycle touring specialising in two UK routes, Lands End to John O’ Groat’s over fourteen days and the Trans Pennine Trail (TPT) over four days. Both tours are challenging but they are designed to be within the reach of Read more about LEJOG Interview: Pedal Nation[…]

LEJOG Interview: Cyclist Gareth Donovan

Cyclist Gareth returned the the sport in his 30’s after becoming  bored of his regular visits to the gym. Gareth recalls his LEJOG route and story below including his training routine and the fact he completed the famous end 2 end without suffering any punctures! What was your first bike and how old were you? Read more about LEJOG Interview: Cyclist Gareth Donovan[…]

LEJOG Interview: Cyclist Chris Radley

Thousands of cyclists complete the epic LEJOG route every year and all for different reasons, whether it’s for a personal challenge, to raise money for worthwhile causes or just to get away from the office for a few weeks… I caught up with Chris who completed LEJOG in 2012  for his own personal challenge and Read more about LEJOG Interview: Cyclist Chris Radley[…]