Aug 032009

Land’s End to John O’Groats by flying tricycle
John Carver, a 37-year-old teacher from Oxfordshire, is doing the End-to-End on a Flyke – a recumbent tricycle powered by a two-stroke engine and and harnessed to a paraglider canopy.

And they’re off! Cracknell and Romero’s record chasing End to End race has started (Website post been posted :()
A four o’clock this morning James Cracknell and Rebecca Romero set off on a world record attempt to cycle non-stop from Land’s End to John O’Groats on a mixed tandem bicycle.

Jul 142009

Nearly naked riders’ midge fears
Two men cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats in only their underwear are bracing themselves for encounters with the Scottish midge.

Border blues for charity cyclist
A cyclist on a charity ride from Land’s End to John O’Groats was given three points on his driving licence within minutes of crossing into Scotland.

Police admit charity cycle error
Police have admitted they were wrong to give a fixed penalty to a charity cyclist caught pedalling up a motorway shortly after arriving in Scotland.

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