LEJOG – Brothers made from Girders. Guest blog by Ed Stonecliffe

This was used in internal communications by Soil Engineering and re-written for external comms.


We did this ride without a support car and self-funded our accommodation and all costs. If you would like to donate, we are raising money for two charities. I have chosen Big Issue North Trust www.justgiving.com/fundraising/edward-stonecliffe and Richard has chosen The Foxton Centre in Preston who work with homeless and vulnerable people in his home town. www.justgiving.com/fundraising/richardstonecliffe

Ten years ago my brother turned forty. To celebrate we rode the C2C. Simple maths said that his year he turned fifty. “I fancy doing something a bit bigger” he said. Before I could engage my brain my mouth said “Let’s do Land’s End to John O’Groats”.

Training began as I had a fair bit of weight to lose. I was 18 stone with a spare tyre around the middle. Diet became important and progressively tougher training rides led me to lose over 3 stone.

We left Land’s End in…

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