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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.’

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