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 Post subject: LEJOG offroad
PostPosted: Sat Nov 24, 2007 11:05 pm 
Pumpy's Bear
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I've heard mention of a 23 day John O'Groats to Lands End offroad route that sounds absolutely amazing. However the chance of getting the necessary wife/work clearance for such an effort is so unlikely that I can't see it being a possibility.

However there seem to be people the length of the country - perhaps we could have some sort of relay so between us we'd do the whole route? The logistics of making it a continuous relay don't bear thinking about but perhaps we could arrange it with a few days (weeks?) break so it fits in with everyone and a suitably retro baton is carried and ceremoniously handed over?

Just thoughts really - anyone else think this idea has legs or is just the ranting of a crazed man?


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i'm up for it- sounds great. I can do a chunk of the Northumberland stretch. Anyone else??


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You know I'm up for it ed I could bring up the rear- watch for stragglers and find parts that have fallen off the other riders bikes! No seriously though I would be up for it.


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yeah I'd do an east midlands stretch


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Hope this gets off the ground, could be be good fun. Maybe make a few bob for a worthy cause or Charadee type thing??

Chap I know rode to Le Mans for the 24hr this summer instead of taking his MK2 Jag and raised a shed load of dosh for Kidney research- he got so many beers bought for him as a result that I think he will be needing a new one himself :D

Just a thought.


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2007 8:11 pm 
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So we've got Northumberland, Lincolnshire, Derbyshire and Herefordshire/Wesh Borders covered - looks like we need a few more here!

Any of the Scottish contingent want to give it a go?


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not scotland for me...but if you need extra legs around the derbyshire area let me know? :wink:

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not scotland for me...but if you need extra legs around the derbyshire area let me know? :wink:

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The more the merrier I'd say!


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if there is a south east leg I ll do it .


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ededwards wrote:
So we've got Northumberland, Lincolnshire, Derbyshire and Herefordshire/Wesh Borders covered - looks like we need a few more here!

Any of the Scottish contingent want to give it a go?


Do you have a route for us to take a peep at??


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