In 2018, Jenny Graham set a new women's record for cycling unsupported around the world, completing the 18,000 mile ride in just 124 days! Her journey took her through 16 countries - Germany, Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Mongolia, China, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, USA, Portugal, Spain, France, Belgium and Holland. She cycled 15 hours a day, often riding at night when the roads were quieter. Jenny managed an average of 156 miles a day, keeping an average speed of 13mph for around 12 hours a day. In all, she took four flights, one boat ride and consumed over 660,000 calories!
Jenny will be talking at the Buxton Adventure Festival on the 10th December 2019. Tickets are available now!
Jenny is co-director of the Adventure Syndicate an organisation promoting, "the physical and emotional benefits that travelling self-supported by bike in outdoor, adventurous environments can have on a person".
The British Mountain Medicine Society (BMMS) are organising a Science Day in the Peak District on the 13th November 2019. Why not come along? Details can be found here.