Just at <land's end, cornwall,uk> only 910 miles to go! - land's end, cornwall, uk Made pretty good time along the A30 this morning, good to get off it onto some quieter roads though. But first, lunch! <lakeview, bodmin ... - lakeview, bodmin, uk Thanks for the good luck messages everyone, made it through the first day ok and think I have eaten my own bodyweight in pasta! - Hele, Exeter, UK Day going well so far. Managed to find a tree to shelter under during a hailstorm and mostly dry after that. Cheddar gorge stunning. - Cheddar Gorge, UK Blue skies & a south westerly wind, looking like ideal conditions today. Legs feeling ok at this point, maybe recovery drinks really work! - Playley Green, UK Today's learning: if you think you need a gel, eat. If you think you need some energy drink, have a gel. If you think you're fine, drink. - newport, staffordshire, uk Ah Cheshire, i've never been so pleased to see your flat plains. I can't believe i'm saying this but why can't all counties be like you? - Lower withington, cheshire, uk Good to be home. 3 days down, 4 to go. - Manchester, UK First set of hills out of the way, time for a second breakfast at my mum's. Some flatter roads await before shap later in the day. - Hoghton, Preston, UK 61 miles in and have just reached Cumbria. Almost halfway overall. - Carnforth, UK No rain as yet, cloud has filled in though. Just having a quick bite to eat in kendal before heading up shap. - Kendal, Cumbria, UK Just arrived in gretna green, rained on and off since kendal but nothing too heavy. A good day. - Gretna Green, Scotland Incessant rain and a North easterly wind making it hard going today. Anyone any tips for a sore achilles? - Lesmahagow, Scotland Resting & recuperating in Callander. Toughest day I've ever had on the bike, headwind nearly had me at a standstill on a descent! - Callander, Scotland Just entering the highlands, wet and windy so far but views of snow capped peaks and kerri's support making it more enjoyable. - crianlarich, scotland Made it through glen coe, last of the big hills done for the day and hopefully the last of the bad weather out of the way too. - fort william, scotland Finally arrived in drumnadrochit in the fading daylight. Stunning views in the great glen and i think i heard nessie surfacing already! - drumnadrochit, scotland A beautiful day in the north of scotland, sunny and with a nice tail wind. Just had lunch in tain, less than 10% to go! - tain, scotland First sub half hour for10 miles thanks to the wind. Gloss taken off by someone flying past me on a TT bike presumaly on a record attempt! - helmsdale, scotland Just arrived in john o'groats. Fantastic day on the bike, made it all worthwhile. - john o'groats, scotland
Follow me on my seven day cycle ride from Land's End to John O'Groats!