'If you can achieve something like this, then other things in life can seem quite easy': Local hero outlines the joy of ultra-endurance events

From Cumbria’s highest passes to motorway McDonalds stops - video showcases the rollercoaster reality of a 60-hour ride in all its unglamorous glory

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There’s been a bit of a changing of the guard within cycling over the last few years. Perhaps brought on by a pandemic instigated change in priorities, perhaps driven by a desire to explore more of the world on our doorstep, perhaps due to fatigue with the mantra of ‘faster, harder, better’, suddenly ‘exploring, enduring, discovery’ are the words many live to ride by. 

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