24 hour team championship||An attempt by four members of the
Antelope Racing Team to win the Team award in the RTTC 24 hour championship
and improve the current team record of 1441 miles.|
|Antelope Racing Team||The cycling club formed by multiple Time Trial champion and former British Best All-Rounder, Glenn Longland. The main club activities being cycling and drinking and playing darts, in no particular order.|
|Ralph Dadswell||Current (1996) holder of 19 RRA Records, and RTTC Competition Record holder for the trike 12 hours.
Ralph was the author of the original text, and is a member of the Antelope Racing Team|
|Tim Dadswell||Ralph's younger brother; also a member of the Antelope Racing Team.
Tim was a helper from Worcester to Penrith. Tim also reformatted the original text for publication on the Internet.|
|John Dalton||A former member of the High Wycombe CC, and a professional
weather forecaster. John was a member of the support team for the entire record attempt.|
|Alan and Sue Dawson||Members of the Antelope Racing Team.
At the time, Sue and Alan weren't yet married - Sue was still Sue Northover|
|End to End||A commonly used name for the Lands End to John O'Groats ride|
|Edwin Hargraves||The secretary of the RRA.
Edwin receives the advanced notification of an attempt to improve a record.
He then circulates a copy of the schedule to interested parties (checkers) who live near the route.
When Edwin is notified that an attempt is to take place, he notifies the checkers, so that they could potentially go
out onto the route to provide independent verification that the rider was riding alone and unpaced.|
|Audrey Hughes||An enthusiastic cyclist with an abundance of energy. Audrey was timekeeper for the record attempt, and official observer for most of the event.|
|Roger Hughes||A tricyclist from Manchester (Now living in Belgium) - Audrey's Son. Roger also took the excellent black & white photos shown here|
|Pat Kenny||Former holder of the trike "End to End".
Pat regularly rides in excess of 20000 miles per year on his trike.
Pat was official observer through the first night.|
|Dave Pitt||One of the fastest tricyclists ever,
and holder of many RRA Records.
Dave has a habit of leaving preparations for races and record attempts until approximately an hour AFTER the last possible moment.|
|Martin Purser||A very enthusiastic tricyclist from Nottinghamshire. A leading member of the support crew
for the second half of the ride. Martin is a member of the Charlotteville CC.|
|RRA||The Road Records Association: The body that oversees
national place to place and other records for bicycles, tricycles, and
tandem versions of both. |
|Pauline and Alan Strong||Pauline is holder of the
ladies Bicycle 'End to End' record.
For a number of years, Pauline was a professional for the "Raleigh" team.
Alan Strong, Pauline's husband, is also a racing cyclist.|
|Eric Tremaine||The previous holder of the RRA Tricycle End to End|
|John Woodburn and Anne||A multiple champion and bicycle record holder,and his companion.|