Walliams to cycle not-so-little Britain from John O'Groats to Land's End

All-star team ride for Sport Relief

by Tom Henry   January 13, 2010  


He's already swum the English Channel and now Little Britain star David Walliams is to tackle the journey from John O'Groats to Land's End by bike.

Walliams is doing the 875-mile haul for Sport Relief in the company of comedians Jimmy Carr and Miranda Hart, and telly presenters Fearne Cotton and Davina McCall.

According to the Sun, the team reckon they can do the journey in four days by cycling in relays. But grim little B&Bs at the end of each day are out of the question - a luxury bus will accompany them at all times.


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posted by Chdot [2 posts]
13th January 2010 - 15:51


I was all ready to applaud them before I read about the luxury bus. Hmmm is what I say to that ....

posted by Karbon Kev [683 posts]
13th January 2010 - 18:49


for the record it's JOGLE not LEJOG - 'scuse our mistake

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7830 posts]
13th January 2010 - 20:37


Let us know when Fearn's riding anywhere near Bristol would you... Big Grin

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posted by G-bitch [320 posts]
14th January 2010 - 12:50

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So 5 riders in relay doing 875 miles between them over 4 days. So that is about 44 miles a day each.

It sounds a lot more impressive if you say Walliams is riding across little Britain, than Walliams and a load of others are each riding across a little bit of Britain.

Still, I suppose they are at least getting on a bike...bloody celebs!

Complicating matters since 1965

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posted by DaSy [690 posts]
14th January 2010 - 13:17


G-Bitch, are you going to give her a slap for being annoying?

not all carbon is the same.

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posted by Jon Burrage [1081 posts]
14th January 2010 - 15:00