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London – Edinburgh – London 2013

887 miles in under 5 days

it's in the bag - only 425 miles to goOne dark winter’s night the idea was hatched.  I think a pint or two may have been involved. I said I wanted to ride the National Audax UK 400 at Tiverton and before we knew it five of us had signed up for the longest audax event there is, the London-Edinburgh-London, the LEL.  Were we mad?? 1420km (or 887 miles, and just a bit further than Lands End – John O’Groats) in less than five days.  We were mad! But it turned out that 1100 others were heading for the asylum too.

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