Scottish Cyclist Jenny Graham Looking To Break The Round The World Cycling Record This Summer

Joseph Delves 7 Jun 2018 Self-supported ride will aim to cross the globe in just 110 days. Photos: James Robertson Jenny Graham is set to chase the record for the circumnavigation of the globe by bicycle this summer. Departing at 06:00 in Berlin on 16th June 2018, she’ll seek to cover 18,000 miles across 15 countries, unsupported, and carrying all her own kit. With the current women’s record held by Italian cyclist Paola Gianotti at 144 days, Graham is aiming to smash this with a planned time of 110 days. By comparison, the men’s record is currently held by fellow Scot, Mark Beaumont. He took 78 days to complete his fully-supported ride . However, with Beaumont benefiting from a huge team, and a motorhome in which to sleep each night, the challenge Graham has set herself is arguably even greater. Needing to find her own food and shelter each day, ...

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