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Longest Day Up 2021
4 Jan 2021 - 4 Jan 2022

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James's Longest Day Up 2021

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James Serjeant

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£685.00

+ £113.75 Gift Aid

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68% of £1,000.00 target
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In memory of

Owen Jones

13 Dec 1962 - 24 Jun 2020

Longest Day Up is a motorbike challenge to travel from Lands End to John O'Groats on the longest day of the year between sunrise and sunset. Bikes must have been bought for no more than £300.
I'm drawn back to this again since one of my oldest and best friends Owen Jones died of myeloma last year. He was an absolute star and remained dangerously happy and full of zest for living right to the very end. I can't describe how much I miss him. So onwards again with the 1000 mile torment of hacking from one end to the other of the country on a grimly fiendish charity bike for Cancer Research, that's done so much to save lives and make a positive difference.
This isn't a holiday jaunt. Last time it did 4 months of nerve damage and I'm not getting any younger, but it's worth it dagnammit! Thank you for any support you care to give, cheers!

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James Serjeant

2021-04-28T20:00:54+00:00

Progress! Engine mounted, rear swingarm & wheel aligned, ditto rear brake. Now it's all about the wiring loom - a viper's nest of hell!

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James Serjeant

2021-04-11T14:26:12+00:00

Huge thanks to Sarah Munday for your donation, and the struggle continues. Namely doing what I'd really hoped not to - dropping the engine out of the frame and shaving a bit off to accommodate carburettors. Almost there, - very careful reassembly to avoid stripping bolts!

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Sarah Munday

2021-04-05T18:42:19+00:00

£10.00

+£2.50 Gift Aid

Good Luck!

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James Serjeant

2021-04-05T18:36:37+00:00

By crikey! That's cousin Francis and Paul Yeates who've donated. Cheers! Engine is in frame and a slight filing to give chain some clearance but I'm going to need a bigger hammer to persuade carbs to fit due to an inconsiderate throttle position sensor, that's, er, positioned inconveniently...curses!😂😂😂

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Paul Yeates

2021-04-04T11:43:26+00:00

£20.00

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Francis S

2021-04-02T09:24:34+00:00

£20.00

Best of luck James.

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Online£635.00

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