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  • AfricaSolo – World Record Attempt
  • Africa Solo – sponsored by LDC, Drum Property Group, Martin Currie, The Wood Foundation and Endura
  • AfricaSolo – In Support of Orkidstudio
  • Africa Solo – Oasis Overland
  • Africa Solo – Tour d’Afrique Ltd

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Latest from Mark

Latest from Mark

On the sofa catching with Matt Barbet for the Cycle Show - on ITV4 next week with footage from Africa Solo ... See MoreSee Less

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Ricky IdlettHope I can find the show on internet!

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Toby FieldNow we've both been interviewed on that sofa!

8 hours ago

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Mark Beaumont added 5 new photos.

Great atmosphere at the Cream o' the Croft Festival - and a pleasure to open the new trails. Get along this weekend with the bike and with the family as there is loads going on. Comrie Croft Bikes MTBevents Haglöfs UK Ltd Perthshire Advertiser Perthshire Visitor Centre Comrie Scottish Cycling Cycling Scotland
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Daniel GrantFancy a trip to Dorset for the 50k Dorset Dirt then :)

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Mark BeaumontDaniel Grant Thanks - but I am already booked up for Sept 6th - have fun

4 days ago

Dave BoffeyMark great to meet you and chat, thanks for your support this weekend Ps You coming to Forth Fat 2016 then ???

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Mark Beaumont shared Markus Stitz - Adventures on two wheels's album.

Come along, 7pm this evening to George Street Lecture Theatre where I will be speaking about the #AfricaSolo expedition - loads coming already but its a big theatre so should be plenty of space. This is the grand finale of Edinburgh Festival of Cycling - should be a great evening!
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Interesting discovery yesterday in Stockbridge, new bike/coffee shop and Mark Beaumont's AfricaSolo bike. Needless to say I signed the toilet walls and had a flat white! Mark is speaking at George Squ...

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Peter ListerMe also 😉

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Joe PavlikWill you write another book? :)

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Mark BeaumontJoe Pavlik Yes, and on that note I must get started!!

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With thanks to…

Oasis Overland

Tour d'Afrique

Tour d'Afrique

Africa Solo - New Guinness World Record

Africa Solo – New Guinness World Record

New Guinness World Record of 41 days 10 hours and 22 minutes for cycling 6718 miles (10,812km) the length of Africa. Mark left Cairo Tower on April 10th and finished at Mouillie Point, Cape Town on May 21st after cycling an average of 160 miles a day. Thanks to everyone on social media who followed and supported the adventure.

Sponsorship for this expedition is from LDC, the Drum Property Group, Martin Currie, the Wood Foundation, the Weir Group and Endura. And the project has raised over £30,000 for Orkidstudio, a humanitarian architecture and construction charity that Mark is proud to be Patron for. A huge thanks to all sponsors so far and please do follow the link and show your support.

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Africa Solo – Completed Route

See Marks entire route via the live tracker.

Africa Solo Newsletter

Sponsors

LDC

the Drum Property Group

Martin Currie

Endura

The Wood Foundation

WEIR

The Man who Cycled the World

The Man who Cycled the World

The Man who Cycled the Americas

The Man who Cycled the Americas

Rowing the Arctic

The Arctic

Surviving the Atlantic

The Atlantic

The Highland Line Challenge

The Highland Line Challenge

The Queen’s Baton Relay – a Commonwealth Journey

The Queen’s Baton Relay - a Commonwealth Journey