Touring - Alan Bate completes circumnavigation record: 113 days
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And I, completely by chance, ran into him at the finish! :thumb:
I'm bicycle touring in Thailand and happened to be visiting the Royal Palace in Bangkok this afternoon, where his finish was located. I came out of the palace just as he arrived. How cool is that?
Here's his website:
Here he is surrounded by reporters:
08-04-10, 01:24 PM
Ah, the key to life. Being at the right place at the right time. Thanks for sharing.
You know I was following Alan on Twitter but then he lost his support crew, and the updates became spotty at best.
He supposedly rode right by my house. (within 2 miles) and I had originally answered his call for support along the way....although I never received an answer back. I completely missed his passage through our neck of the woods, and am completely unaware of anyone who even saw him.
I am going to chalk this one up to I just have no idea. To me, way too many gaps at this time to get excited about it.
Prove me wrong, please, because I really was interested in this.
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