Strava stats show stunning progress Lachlan Morton is making as he rides Tour de France stages and transfers

The Australian is no stranger to endurance challenges, having previously broken the Everesting record among other feats

Lachlan Morton's attempt to ride all the Tour de France stages plus its transfers is going so well that he expects to be in Paris around four or five days before the actual race.

The EF Education - Nippo rider is riding stage 17 of the race on Friday, July 9, putting him four stages ahead of the peloton having already completed the first passage into the Pyrenees.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.