Cycling lends itself to pushing the boundaries of human endurance and Britain seems to produce a fair few riders keen on that sort of challenge; just look at all of our round the world record breakers.
However, such challenges take on a greater meaning when they are for charity. Point2Point, referring to cycling from Seattle in the North-west of the USA to Key West in Florida in the far South-east, is just such an event.
Four men aim to cycle non-stop between those points, albeit in relay, covering a distance of over 4,000 miles in just 8 days; and all to raise money for charity. Their motivation is the memory of Paul Woodland, a friend of all of the cyclists, who tragically lost his life last October whilst serving with the Royal Marines.
Whatever your politics, its worth remembering when you are out riding, racing or training, that the reason we have the freedom do so is due the sacrifice of people such as Paul…Read More >