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1000 miles World Record time on Afiscooter S


Andy McIntosh, is a disabled Army Corporal who has just achieved a New World Record by driving on Afikim's Afiscooter S mobility scooter from John-O'-Groats to Land's End, supported by Afikim's UK distributor: TGA Mobility.

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On May 20th 2015, Andy achieved the "Fastest journey from John O'Groats to Land's End on an Electric Mobility Vehicle (individual)" 1,000 miles in 16 days 8 hours. Pending final ratification by Guinness World Records, this epic achievement by Andy has beaten the current record, which stood at 24 days and 9 hours, by an incredible 8 days 1 hour. Andy has achieved this new world record to raise donations for several military charities that have supported him including Poppy Scotland, SSAFA, ABF The Soldiers Charity, Erskine and Soldiers off the Streets.
Andy has successfully tackled a huge variety of terrain on his trusty Afiscooter S and experienced extreme weather during several periods of his journey. Andy's Afikim's scooter, which is the same model that won BBC TV's Top Gear extreme mobility scooter challenge, has regularly delivered a remarkable 30 miles on each set of batteries. It has also kept Andy comfortable and safe for extended periods of driving, commonly exceeding eight hours. He has received overwhelming support from locals and drivers throughout his journey and Andy eventually arrived at Land's End at 15:47pm 20th May 2015.
Andy's route:
Day 1: 5th May: START 8:00AM: John O'Groats (TR19 7AA) to Tongue (IV27 4XH) 63 miles.
Day 2: 6th May: Tongue to Tain (IV19 1BB) 65 miles.
Day 3: 7th May: Tain to Aviemore (PH22 1LB) 67 miles.
Day 4: 8th May: Aviemore to Pitlochry (PH16 5BT) 61 miles.
Day 5: 9th May: Pitlochry to Inverkeithing (KY11 1NG) "60 miles.
Day 6: 10th May: Inverkeithing to Biggar (ML12 6QW)45 miles.
Day 7: 11th May: Biggar to Gretna (DG16 5DH0)60 miles.
Day 8: 12th May: Gretna to Kendal (LA9 7DG)63 miles.
Day 9: 13th May: Kendal to Southport (PR8 6NJ)70 miles.
Day 10: 14th May: Southport to Crewe (CW1 2BD)62 miles.
Day 11: 15th May: Crewe to Kidderminster (DY10 3PT)74 miles.
Day 12: 16th May: Kidderminster to Lydney (GL15 5HJ)68 miles.
Day 13: 17th May: Lydney to Bridgwater (TA6 3LY)67 miles.
Day 14: 18th May: Bridgwater to Hatherleigh (EX20 3HB) " 69 miles.
Day 15: 19th May: Hatherleigh to Roche (PL26 8JF)61 miles.
Day 16: 20th May: END " 5:00PM: Roche to Land's End (TR19)56 miles.

Estimated Total Distance: 1,011 Miles.
Congrats Andy!