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Day 2 – JOGLE

After a rain soaked slog from John O'Groats to the beautiful Inverness on our first full day, it was a delight to see the sun out at last. The 80 mile ride out from Inverness to Glencoe, working our way through the Highlands was magnificent. Here I am, King of the Mountains.

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Day 1 JOGLE

We've got up to Scotland and now we are raring to go.  We got to John O'Groats at 5.30pm and it was straight on the bike knocking off 34 miles in pouring rain and strong winds! It's the start of the John O'Groats to Lands End charity cycle challenge in aid of Cure Leukaemia for Kids.…

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The Barnt Green Flyer

There have been a lot of photos of me standing and holding my bike, and now here's one of me in action and actually riding my bike. Gethin Butler doesn't have anything to worry about. Now I bet you're thinking who is Gethin Butler? He holds the world record for riding a traditional bike from…

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Mini JOGLE – Day 3

The return journey. It was all north today as we headed home.  Starting out from the M4 just outside Chippenham we took a different back up to Barnt Green.  We decided to take in the splendour of the Cotsworlds, before travelling up to Warwickshire, passing through Straford-Upon-Avon before turning west to Redditch and then back…

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Mini JOGLE – Day 2

Another 90+ mile day today, although it was more of a circular route.  Check out the map to see our route. We travelled east down towards Weston-Super-Mare, then turned south down to Highbridge before turning back west to Bath. We continued up to Chippenham and to our resting place for the night in another Travelodge,…

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Mini JOGLE Day 1

As part of our preparation for our momentous John O'Groats to Lands End charity cycle ride, we planned a 3 day mini JOGLE as part of training programme . We started out on the Friday 25th May,  departing from Barnt Green heading down to Bristol. We covered 98 miles in our first day, arriving at…

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Full House

Great news. We have sold all 15 tables for our Charity Quiz night and auction. I am also pleased to say that the event will be supported by the charities patron who is international and Warwickshire cricketer Dougie Brown who will be in the Cure Leukaemia team. We have been well supported by Barnt Green…

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Surprise

An early morning surprise for Dave and Emma Holland as I dropped into see them on March 2nd.  It was 9:15am and I'd already completed 35 miles of the days' 70 mile bike ride.

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Charity Quiz Night

Will be having a charity quiz night and auction at the Barnt Green Cricket Club on 7pm Thursday 17th April. Teams to be made up of four people and the entry cost is £40 per team. We've already had a lot on support and interest. If you'd like to come down and take part, let…

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The Plan

Here's our plan for Day 1 - John O'Groats to Wick Day 2 - Wick to Inverness Day 3 - Inverness to Glencoe Day 4 - Glencoe to Irvine Day 5 - Irvine to Gretna Day 6 - Gretna to Morecombe Day 7 - Morecombe to Wrexham Day 8 - Wrexham to Ross-On-Wye Day 9…

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Raising money for Cure Leukaemia

This year we've chosen Cure Leukaemia for Kids as our charity of the year. We'll be raising money all year round for the charity, with the main feature of our fundraising campaign is an 11 day challenge to cycle from John O'Groats to Lands End . The event will start on May 16th in John…

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