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1/4 Of The Way Round - The Highlights
SINCE JULY THE 2ND, MARK BEAUMONT HAS CYCLED THROUGH FRANCE, BELGIUM, NETHERLANDS, GERMANY, POLAND, LITHUANIA, LATVIA AND MOST OF RUSSIA; 8 COUNTRIES IN 19 DAYS!
A quarter of the way through his incredible 18,000-mile cycling challenge, read about Mark's progress so far.Read more
Marks body is extremely resilient to withstanding the repetitive nature and high volume of riding that he does. His body has been conditioned to cycle and therefore adapted to be as efficient as possible.
Performance Manager, Laura Penhaul, discusses Mark's body conditioning as he reaches 1/4 of the way around the world.Read More
Yesterday, thanks to Matthew Osbourne, the Junior Diplomat who met us and a whole host of people behind the scenes that made this happen, we were able to retrieve the resin to temporarily repair Mark’s tooth.
Mark's Performance Manager Laura Penhaul discusses emergency dental treatment given to Mark after his fall on day 9 of his world record attempt.Read More
Day 9, 05:30am, 1.5hrs in to the first session and the thing you hope to never happen, happened. Mark had an accident.
Laura Penhaul, Mark's Performance Manager, shares details of the injuries received from his crash on Day 9, the aftermath and treatment.Read More
FIRST WEEK OF AROUND THE WORLD WITH MARK BEAUMONT
Day 6 and Mark has already passed through 6 countries, cycled over 1,200 miles and consumed over 45,000 calories.
Mark's Performance Manager, Laura Penhaul, of Adaptive Performance shares a summary of the first week of Mark's Around the World in 80 Days world record attempt.Read More
INTERVIEW WITH MARK: A FEW FINAL THOUGHTS ON THE CHALLENGE AHEAD
SOME CANDID INSIGHT INTO THE SCOPE OF THE CHALLENGE AND WHAT MARK IS HOPING TO ACHIEVE
Mark Beaumont shares some final thoughts on the challenge of cycling around the world in 80 days, ahead of departing for Paris.Read Interview
THE BIKE CREATED FOR CYCLING AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS
Learn about Mark's Koga Kimera and Panaracer tires
As he makes his record-breaking cycle around the world, Mark Beaumont will ride a customised version of the Koga Kimera Premium specially designed for this epic journey.More details
THE KIT CREATED FOR CYCLING AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS
LEARN ABOUT MARK'S CUSTOMISED ALTURA APPAREL CLOTHING
As he makes his world record breaking cycle around the world Mark Beaumont will wear customised versions of Altura Apparel clothing.MORE DETAILS
Around Britain: Video Highlights
3,300 miles, 16 hours of riding each day
Mark Beaumont completed his 3,300-mile training ride Around Britain in just 14.5 days - but had to deal with a few unforeseen challenges along the way. Here are some video highlights (and lowlights) from Around Britain.Watch now
5 Lessons Learned from Around Britain
Celebrating Extraordinary Ambition
Of the many lessons Mark and his team learned on the road, here are five of the most important.Read more
Around Britain in just 14 ½ days
The Warm Up cycle
A round-up of Mark's warm up cycle around the British coastline ahead of his world record attempt to cycle around the world in 80 days.More details
Artemis World Cycle Press Coverage
Project announced as Around Britain gets underway
There has been widespread coverage of Mark's record breaking cycle attempt after it was officially announced to the world on Monday April 3.Read More
Beating the world record
Mark Beaumont set to smash records with 80 days world cycle
Cycling star Mark Beaumont, best known for cycling around the world in 194 days in 2008, will take ultra-endurance to another level by circumnavigating the globe in less than half that time.Find out more
The Warm Up: Around Britain
As a warm up to the Artemis World Cycle, he will first cycle around the coastline of Britain, leaving on 4th April. The 3,500 miles, 15-day training ride will be at ’80 days’ pace, with Beaumont cycling for 16 hours and 240 miles per day.View Mark's Journey Around Britain
Daring to dream
In pursuit of a new world record
At the age of 12 Mark cycled across Scotland and by the time he was 15 he had peddled his way from John O’Groats to Land’s End.
His first major expedition was a decade ago and it was the same circumnavigation World Record. Back then Mark cycled unsupported and took 82 days off the previous best time, in a journey that was captured for the BBC and in the book ‘The Man who Cycled the World.’About Mark