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The challenge: 18,000 km (11,000 miles) in 100 days.
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Reza Pakravan and Steven Pawley.
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Training in the Atlas Mountain, April 2013. They use bikes built by Koga.
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Flat road in Africa; training in April.
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Introduction video.
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Cycle watch: 18,000 km in 100 days World Record attempt

Posted: Aug 07, 2013 09:43 pm EDT

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(Newsdesk) Reza Pakravan and Steven Pawley are about to set off on their bicycles to attempt a World Record, covering approximately 18,000 km (11,000 miles) in 100 days from Nordkapp in Norway to Cape Town in South Africa. To achieve this record they will have to cycle an average of 110miles (180km) a day, without any form of back up, while carrying 30kg of load on their bicycles. Reza and Steven plan to cross 21 different countries; from their start in the Arctic Circle, through the political unstable Middle East...

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