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Ben Page : The man who cycled across the frozen Arctic

Old 05-28-18, 11:13 AM
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Ben Page : The man who cycled across the frozen Arctic

The man who cycled across the frozen Arctic

Nell Lewis, CNN • Published 28th May 2018

(CNN) —"Ben Page set up the shot. He erected the tripod, attached the camera, pressed record.
Treading carefully to ensure his footprints in the snow were out of sight -- he got on his bike and cycled past the lens, eyes fixed on the vast untouched landscape ahead.
Page, aged 22 at the time, was in Yukon territory, the Canadian Arctic, on the most grueling section of a round-the-word cycle odyssey.
He had left the city of Whitehorse, and was roughly 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers) away from Tuktoyaktuk, the end of the American continent.
To get there he would have to cycle for 30 days along roads and frozen rivers, contending with snow storms, bitter winds, and temperatures as low as minus 40 Celsius (minus 40 Fahrenheit)....." article, here : https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/b...cle/index.html

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I wish I had it in me to do something like this, but alas nearly 60 and only happy to ride Australia now. If my years between 17 - 45 were not with the army, I think I would have travelled more extensively and done more cycle touring then I had done in my early years. It is a credit to these travellers whom get out of their comfort zone and do things like this. A well done video. Enjoyed it
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