By Jango

Travels By Jango, Rhino and Helios tandem

Epilogue 3: The bikes get a rest

When we bought these bikes we never really intended to travel from Land’s End to John O’ Groats on them – they were really intended for short shopping trips. But … Continue reading

October 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Epilogue 2: Return to Whitby

Before leaving Glasgow we spent an enjoyable hour at Kinetics – the bicycle emporium/workshop of Ben Cooper – looking at recumbent trikes. Is this a portent of the future? Afterwards … Continue reading

October 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Epilogue 1: A drive to Glasgow

We had originally planned to travel back to Whitby to drop off the Jangos by train but the price of tickets made it more sensible to hire a car and … Continue reading

October 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Day 41: Strathy to John O’ Groats

There has been no scenery today, only wind. Not the prevailing westerlies evidenced by the shape of the trees, but more of the strong south-easterlies we had yesterday. It was … Continue reading

October 1, 2013 · 3 Comments

Day 40: Altnaharra to Strathy

Another bright sunny day greeted us this morning. We were away quite early, cycling past the school (NOR 5) and very soon came to a crossroads where we eschewed Hope … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Day 39: Lairg to Altnaharra

Apart from the first day, which was really just an afternoon, today was our shortest day at only 34 kilometres. And what a day it was! 200 metres of climbing … Continue reading

September 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Day 38: Cromarty to Lairg

An early morning start as we had a long day ahead with rain forecast and we did not want to lose time as we were intending to catch our fourth … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · Leave a comment