Day 1-7: UK’s Longest Bike Ride. All the videos

For the cyclists who are arriving tonight back from John O’Groats here is a list of all of the videos of the bike ride in one place – at least days 1-7.  Days 8-10 will be done over the next few days if and when I get a chance. Come back here for more updates.   Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7   ——————————————————————————————————————- More...

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By Tristan Fischer On Monday, September 24th, 2012
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Day 10: UK’s Longest Bike Ride. The end.

After an epic journey, the team that set off from Land’s End 10 days ago has finally arrived at John O’Groats. They have cycled through some of the most beautiful countryside in the world but have also More...

By Tristan Fischer On Thursday, September 20th, 2012
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Day 7: UK’s Longest Bike Ride 113 miles, 3 days to go!

Day 7 was tough.  It rained all day for 113 miles straight.  Originally they had a scenic route planned to go from Gretna Green to Stirling but the weather was so terrible that they took a more direct route along More...

By Tristan Fischer On Thursday, September 20th, 2012
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Day 6: UK’s Longest Bike Ride

107 miles covered, heading north from Preston, passing between the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Lake District to Gretna Green, where I hope that my wife has not eloped with one of the dozen fit cyclists More...

By Tristan Fischer On Tuesday, September 18th, 2012
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Day 5: UK’s Longest Bike Ride 115 miles

Day 5 appears to have been a real slog for the riders.  Not only did the route go through one of the more boring parts of the country, with suburban dwellings merging with other suburban dwellings for over 115 More...

By Tristan Fischer On Tuesday, September 18th, 2012
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Day 4 of UK’s Longest bike ride. Leaving Bledlow Ridge and heading north

After a huge welcome at The Boot pub the cyclists stayed overnight, with the exception of a few non village team members, at home, in their own beds.  This was an opportunity for loved ones to catch up and also More...

By Tristan Fischer On Monday, September 17th, 2012
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Day 3 of UK’s Longest Bike Ride: 117 miles. It takes a village

Day 3, Sunday 16th September. 117 miles done today, over 300 miles so far and over 700 miles to go. The cyclists, who mainly come from our village of Bledlow Ridge in the Chilterns in England, came home last night, More...

By Tristan Fischer On Saturday, September 15th, 2012
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Day 2 of the UK’s Longest Bike Ride 97 miles.

Day 2 is over and the cyclists have covered 97 miles, bringing the total up to 197 miles over two days.   Tomorrow, they start to break the 100 mile barrier. The video below shows what they saw every mile More...

By Tristan Fischer On Friday, September 14th, 2012
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Day 1 of UK’s Longest Bike Ride: 99.8 miles out of 1,100

Well done for the first day!! 99.8 miles in 7 hours 32 minutes. Average speed 13.23, 5107 calories burned and 5,909 feet ascended – higher than Ben Nevis, the UK’s highest mountain, at 4,409 ft.   The More...

By Tristan Fischer On Thursday, September 13th, 2012
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Becoming a single parent: 1,100 miles on a bike in 10 days

Today I became a single parent – my wife Kate 39 and a mother of four, is now driving down in a minibus to Land’s End with her cycling gear and friends from the village.  On Friday she starts her 1,100 More...