On Saturday the 18th February starting at 12 noon, ten unsupported solo riders will be setting off from Greenwich Park in London UK to race 18,000 miles around the world in the World Cycle Racing - Grand Tour.
GPS trackers and a special race commentary mean that their progress can be followed in real time in what has been described as 'the longest, toughest adventure race in the world'.
Well, that really puts my puny efforts in cycling from Gibraltar back to the UK to shame.
Maybe I should think again on my plans for riding the length of EuroVelo route 6..... something even further perhaps..?
If you are interested in knowing more about this race...I have put in a direct link in my LINKS panel....just click on WORLD CYCLE RACING - GRAND TOUR.