In August this year myself and 5 friends are undertaking a challenge that quite frankly, will probably break us..

For me this is a very personal challenge that I intended to complete back in 2006. The End2End ride was originally planned as being a 7 day challenge taking in some of the UK’s stunning scenery along the way. There were three of us completing the cycling, the team consisted of Brian (a family friend), Leigh Dolby (my dad) and myself.

On 25th May 2006, the three of us set off from John o’Groats supported by two friends following behind in a campervan, we had one goal in mind and that was to finish cycling when we arrived in Lands End 7 days later. Unfortunately that was not to be, Brian was taken poorly on route in Fort William and spent 3 days in Fort William hospital and he was unable to complete the ride, this temporary halt to proceedings cut short our riding distances for those 3 days as we had to be collected and brought back to Fort William each evening, which meant that the 1008 mile journey ended up taking 10 days instead of the ambitious 7 days.

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