Fastest Time To Cross The European Continent On A Tandem Bicycle

England Ben Clarke

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Tarifa, Spain / July 26, 2011

Doctors Ben Clarke and Gihan Ganeshanantham traveled across the European continent by tandem bicycling in 57 days, eight hours and 54 minutes. They started from North Cape in Norway and rode to Tarifa in Southern Spain. They rode a total of 6,918.1 kilometers (4298.7 miles).

The doctors set the record to raise funds for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, an organization dedicated to provide world-class care for cancer patients. Learn more about the feat here.

- must use standard tandem bicycle
- participants must be same two riders for duration of attempt
- must ride on legal cycle routes only
- may not use motorized transport
- must cross European continent on the longest axis between Nordkapp (Norway) and Tarifa (Spain)

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  • United States Jenn Wark

    Jenn Wark

    Wow! What a feat, and for a great charity. :)

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