“A bad day on a bike always beats a good day in the office,” said cyclist Mike Brcic. We’ve supported countless cyclists — through their bad days and good — as they’ve biked through some of the world’s most inhospitable terrains. Athlete Mark Beaumont smashed a world record last year, biking around the entire planet in just 80 days, inspired by the famous Jules Verne novel. Alongside Beaumont, we’ve supported bikepackers competing in the inaugural Silk Road Mountain Race; cyclist Kate Leeming as she’s biked across Australia and down the Baja divide; Jonny Mutch as he cycled the length of Russia’s frozen Lake Baikal; and the film crew'ss following Sean Conway as he became the fastest cyclist to cross Europe.
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Pete McNeil recounts what it’s like to cycle one of the toughest races in the world