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Father and son take on LeJog for the record

On 13 June 2014, Kevin Ball and his father Jim will be undertaking the journey from John o'Groats to Lands End by tandem tricycle for an official Guiness Book of World Records attempt.
Robert and Jim Ball on Tandem Tricycle

Jim, who was a pitman for forty years, will be 77-years-old when the pair take the challenge on and is determined he will be pedalling all of the near-900 miles. The journey has been officially recognised by Guinness World Records as an attempt by the oldest person to cycle End to End on a tandem tricycle. .


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Cycling Land's End to John o' Groats? Get the End to End pack

Cycling from Land's End to John o' Groats (LEJOG) - the entire length of the UK - is a challenge that many thousands of people take on each year. Whether it's for your chosen charity or a personal ambition, CTC's LEJOG pack will help you complete this epic ride.
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The CTC End to End pack is a detailed written guide presented on a day-by-day basis for any cyclist wishing to undertake this classic ride independently. Pack highlights include:

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Land End to John o'Groats: riders' stories

We dip into the CTC archives to bring you a selection of stories and well-cycled routes undertaken over the past decade.
Lands End to John O'Groats - Riders' stories

The ultimate UK challenge... Lands' End to John o'Groats! (LEJOG) is Britain’s 1000 mile classic! This epic tour is without doubt the most popular long distance ride with cyclists from the UK and all over the world.

Lands End to John O'Groats - LEJOG









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