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Gavin Hannah’s Cycle to John O’Groats

Gavin Hanna (43) cycled the gruelling 295 miles from his home in Glasgow to John O’Groats on 24th May 2009 in an amazing 19 hours and 5 minutes – so more or less non-stop! Gavin’s wife, Linda, was a great Sherpa.

  • Cycling time – 17hrs 5min
  • Average speed – 17.2 mph
  • Punctures 1 – but it was a bad one that ruined the tyre which had to be replaced
  • Things that helped fuel the trip – 15 cereal bars, 8 bananas, 3 packets of Jelly Babies, bottle of flat Tonic Water, 20 energy Gel sachets etc
  • Max speed – 44 mph
  • Min speed – 6 mph
  • Total raised – £1,800!

 

Bob

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