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And you think your local loop is hard
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Check out these two guys going for the world record attempt. Ive been following there blog for a while now, makes an interesting read if youve got a bit of spare time. I first got interested in this sort of stuff after reading mark beaumonts book about his world record.

This guy is currently 132 days in and ridden 12520miles
http://www.globecycle.org/

This guy is currently 59 days in and ridden 6153miles
http://www.thisisnotforcharity.com/index.html

Nutters
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#2
Don't fancy giving it a go then Russ
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#3
Now i know im going to get flammed for this but i have some strange urge to go touring on a bike, i just think it would be excellent to see parts of the country at the slow motion of a bike.
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"Buzz" Wrote:Now i know im going to get flammed for this but i have some strange urge to go touring on a bike, i just think it would be excellent to see parts of the country at the slow motion of a bike.

Not at all - it appeals to me too.  I love the idea that you'd carry everything you need and just ride, having a proper look around on your way  8)
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#5
Sounds like a plan Smile  I'd love to do something like that too.
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#6
Great so my nice peaceful tour has now turned into a mass group ride....
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#7
"Buzz" Wrote:Great so my nice peaceful tour has now turned into a mass group ride....

Lol - i didn't say i wanted to do it with you Russ.  What a bighead!  Wink
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#8
lol

Andy i dont think you would make it round the world, you would need a support truck following you constantly with spare parts. Smile
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#9
I've been following Mark Beaumont here for quite a while on his new journey

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I would love to do something like this, I think the solo adventure thing is something that would appeal to most MTBers...

There was that other nutter that Ewan and Charlie bumped into in Africa on the long way down?? he was solo human powered around the world! Cycling, rowing the atlantic etc...  took him years!  

I think he finished recently, kind of put two guys on motorbikes to shame watching him pedal off into the distance!

If you like your bikes check out Koga-Miyata for expedition bikes, awsome stuff.
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#10
Cheers Chrissy i forgot he was doing this!
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