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Peter Heal - round Australia record

Old 07-02-10, 06:47 AM
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Peter Heal - round Australia record

Over here in Australia we've been following a record breaking tour.


Peter cycled a 14,913km lap of Australia in 48 days, 23 hours and 37 minutes, averaging a fraction over 304km per day without a rest day. Apparently he still managed 8 hours of sleep a night.

Some tours are done at a relaxing pace with the goal of seeing the scenery etc. ... others are done to meet a goal.

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Where I'm from,getting from point A to point B as fast as you can or is timed,is called racing.

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