Had my last long ride yesterday before the off. I did the Buzzard Way, a route round E.Devon which was 87 miles long with 8,415ft of climbs. Two of the climbs are quite notorious because of their difficulty; at Awliscombe and Sidmouth. However it included some wonderful scenery. I didn't see any Buzzards by the way. My average speed was 10.2 mph, which was a bit slow. Only 11 days to go. I packed up my bike today for delivery to Parcelforce who will take it to Edinburgh. From there I will take it by train to JoG.
For those of you who have managed to get to this site without knowing what it is about then this is the story.
My name is Jim Morrison and I am planning to do a cycle ride from John o' Groats to Land's End starting on the 13th May May. The main aim is to do the ride for its own sake but it is really great to have the opportunity to try and raise some money for a very wothwhile cause. This is Medic Malawi, and you can find out about them from the following link.
I intend to keep in touch with those who have donated, and anybody else for that matter, with my progress in t... full info