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Fastest man around the world

Fastest man around the world

Mark Beaumont cycled 18,297 miles around the world in 194 days and 17 hours, leaving Paris on Friday 15th February and returning on 5th August 2007, in the process claiming the Guinness World Record for the feat.

A documentary about his trip is currently showing on BBC (with repeats available on iPlayer), and he’s now starring in the latest Orange television commercial.

You can read an interview with Mark and discover more about his historic journey, including the kit he used and the ups and downs, in the pages of SHIFT volume one, on sale now. Buy a copy now at


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