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Un Tour de la France

OtherJames Hipkiss

Un Tour de la France was an unsupported, solo, cycle of the circumference of France. Starting and finishing at Le Chateau in Caen, Adam Skeet rode 3716.8 miles on roads as close to possible to France's coastline and borders Including crossing both The Alps and Pyrenees, as well as climbing Mount Ventoux (after hitching a lift from new found friends).

The adventure took 77 days and was possibly the first time something like this had been done in France. For more information, stories and photos, please visit the blog: www.utdlf.wordpress.com. The trip, in memory of 2 of Adam's Grandparents, aimed to raise a pound for every mile cycled for Macmillan Cancer Support: www.justgiving.com/UTdlF Adam Skeet bought an old Peugeot racing bike from a friend a few years ago and since then his passion has spiralled.

Before UTdlF, Adam also cycled John o Groats to Land's End with his father. Other adventures are in the planning stages.