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Land's End to John O'Groats: The Ride That Started It All

Narrated by: John York
Length: 4 hrs and 41 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (24 ratings)
Regular price: £13.79
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Summary

2013 Second Edition

Tired from going abroad on holiday and realizing just how little he knew about the country he lived in, Sean decided to take a month off, buy a bike, and cycle the iconic Land's End to John O'Groats, solo and unsupported. Sean faced cold nights in, wet days out, and nearly a month of his own thoughts while he had the adventure of a lifetime cycling through Britain.

"Every adventure cyclist needs to cycle around Britain. There is just so much to experience. If I had not done this ride then I probably wouldn't be where I am today."

©2013 Sean Conway (P)2018 Sean Conway

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Dire

One of the worst written books I’ve “read” in years narrated by the worlds most irritating man, I actually listened to the last 3 hours on 2.5X speed to get it over with as quickly as possible. If you’re looking for an interesting and witty account of a great adventure this isn’t it...

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More about the journey than the cycling

Entertaining story of every day adventure. It is more about the journey than the cycling.

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Not as good as 'Cycling the Earth'

Listenable, but tries too hard to be funny. Just listen to his excellent 'Cycling the Earth' and leave it at that.

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inspiring adventure

Sean's mini adventure is more like a giant adventure to us mere mortals. This is my second book by Sean Conway and I'm lining up the next

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Worst narrator ever!!!!!

Story is pleasant enough. Narrator...what can I say?! He speaks as though English is a second or perhaps third language. His intonation and emphasis make it sound like a text to speech app - a really bad one. Initially all uk residents are apparently from the Lancashire area. This may not be a bad thing because when regional accents are attempted it’s a car crash, nothing less. Words as simple as breakfast and Keswick shouldn’t present a challenge to a voice actor - should they!?!? This guy is dreadful

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