'The correct amount of baked goods to eat is as many as you can': Cyclist sets 50,000m 'Five Peaks' challenge

Dr Donald Evans wants to turn his Alpine bikepacking adventure into inspiration

Image of Donald Evans with his bike at the summit of the Umbrail Pass
(Image credit: Donald Evans)

A cyclist from Scotland has devised a new bikepacking challenge, which involves riding five of the tallest mountain passes in the Alps. 

Dr Donald Evans, brother of Olympian and world champion track cyclist Neah Evans, rode each of the highest Alpine peaks in France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria and Slovenia last summer, completing his 2,428km route in 18 days. 

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