Mike Cotty navigated 21 mountains on his way through the Dolomites, Eastern Alps and Swiss Alps in August encountering storms and severe fatigue

British cyclist Mike Cotty completed his latest and toughest challenge in August, cycling non-stop, day and night for 1000 kilometres through the Dolomites, Eastern Alps and Swiss Alps taking in 21 mountain passes.

Cotty commenced the mammoth trip in Conegliano, Italy, and ended it in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France. During the 50-hour trip, he encountered storms, headwinds and crippling fatigue and climbed over 21,000 metres.

The ride has also been logged on Strava.

  • Thanks for the comment, I’m even happier now since I’m still in the “young man” category! That’s made my day! Ride safe. Mike

  • Thank you Steve, very much appreciated.

  • All Mac

    Wow. Read about his intentions button see him actually doing it….amazing. He looks a real climber smooth as butter obviously a hugely talented young man..chapeau

  • Steve Simmonds

    Can’t believe anyone hasn’t commented yet. This is a huge achievement on flat roads, never mind mountains and altitude. Huge respect Mike Cotty