Lands End to John O Groats (LEJOG) challenge ride

Throughout October 2016 three riders, namely Dick Allibone, Ian Bousfield, Mick Palmer, otherwise christened the DIM team by Ian, supported by a support vehicle driven by Jim Mc Taggett, all members of BER embarked upon a sponsored challenge ride from Lands End to John O Groats. We left Braintree on Saturday 1st October, driving to Lands End and arriving at John O Groats on 19th October after having cycled 1012 miles each, no punctures (we used Marathon Plus, Marathon and Specialized All Condition tyres, respectively), only one day of cycling all day in rain, replacing two pairs of brake blocks (Ian’s bike) and one rear wheel and one pair of brake blocks(Dick’s bike), climbing many hills an

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