LEJOGLE 2020 Posts

Ruby’s cockpit

You will find here, the full list of posts that relate to my LEJOGLE 2020 world record attempt.

The Ride

Day 1 – An belting tail wind, and an awesome start to the ride

Day 2 – Hunger, wrong turns, a walk in the woods and a very late finish

Day 3 – Saddle sores, Storm Francis and sleep deprivation

Day 4 – A slow start, Loch Lomond, and an awesome mountain sunset

Day 5 – Loch Ness, more rain, and a silky smooth road to the north

Day 6 – John O’Groats, more sleep issues, more wind

Day 7 – Support crew changes, another mountain sunset

Day 8 – Company on the ride, silliness and a border crossing

Day 9 – No support, alternative routes, lots of company

Day 10 – Super Heroes, lost things, the return of the Hubster, another border

The finish – Sleep Deprivation, powernaps, a police escort, the final sunset

Post Ride

Post Ride reflections – What goes through your mind after such a big event

The Emptiness – Once the Euphoria wears off, the mind goes to dark places

Mental Health

Mental Health Stories from the road – part 1 – Why I rode to support mental health, and personal stories from the people I met along the way + the ‘I followed a dot’ poem.

Mental Health Tales from the road – part 2 – More personal stories from cyclists who have been helped on their own journeys through cycling

Preparation

A Record Breaking Decision – How and why I decided to embark on this record attempt

I’m committed now – No going back from this point

Big Miles, Big Decisions – How I got my head around cycling so far

I’ve turned into someone I barely recognise – when training turns serious

Preparation – Considerations and solutions

Almost Time – Final Preparations and my invisible peloton

The Route – The intended route

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