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John O Groats to Lands End Full Route Cycle Route



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Cycle Route Details
Route NameJohn O Groats to Lands End Full Route
Distance : miles (km)960.05  (1545.05)
Duration(hh:mm)216:00
Difficulty
Posted ByJ Parsons
Calories Burned38882.03 kcal
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Cycle Route Location
CountryScotland
Town/CityJohn O Groats
County/RegionHighland
Start LocationJohn O Groats
End LocationLands End
Cycle Steps
This is the complete route that I took. I did this in 9 days. Due to these time restrictions I put on myself, Cornwall goes through the A30, and the Lake District is all down the A6. With more time I would have taken in the sights in these areas. The hardest areas are Devon, West Scotland....and the last 10 miles into Lands End!
Landmarks/Pubs for lunch/Sites to see?
So many, I particularly enjoyed Loch Ness, Arran, Shap & Ludlow.

Cycling Clubs located in this region
Cairngorm Cycling Club
West Highland Wheelers
Your comments?
posted by:marcmcfRating : difficult :
What sort of training programme should i do to prepare for this route? Im fairley fit ie the most i have cycled is 50 mile

posted by:yorkshireman95Rating : difficult :
To do it in a week (14 days) then you need cycle roughly 65 miles a day however you can obviously do it quicker the more you travel each day. I reccomend training for at least 3 months before solidly doing 150 to 200 miles cycling per week then you should be fit to do it.

posted by:Tom wrRating : difficult :
We are planning to do LEJOG in 9 days and are planning the route. I can only see half your route on this page - do you have the full route available. Would be a great help if you have.


posted by:anthony hudsonRating : difficult :
I am doing it in 4 days, June 20th-24th 2012.. Any tips? Anyone welcome to join myself as long as training is up to speed (250 miles per day) Email me for info.. thanks

posted by:garrymooreRating : difficult :
hi to all www.cycle-route.comers this is my frst post and thought i would say a big hello to yous -
speak soon
garry m

posted by:paulRating : difficult :
hi, have you got details of the complete route as i can only see half the map. thanks

posted by:adamRating : difficult :
hey everyone! Im a complete newby to cycling but have decided to do this trip in the summer. any tips? i dont even have my bike yet. any advice on what bike to buy would be great. also only half the map is showing does anyone have the complete route?
thanks

posted by:darrylRating : difficult :
ive never done this and dont cycle much at all but i want to do it for charity how long do you think it would take me ???

posted by:michael astillRating : difficult :
I am the back up car for two cyclists doing JOG to LA they are hoping to do the ride in 10/11 days, is it possible, they are pretty fit, 20 years old, cant see all the route


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