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    Man is cycling 4200km to get to the World Cup

    If there is a will there is a way:

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-44544107


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    Re: Man is cycling 4200km to get to the World Cup

    I hope he left early, or it'll be over by the time he gets there.

    Maybe I ought to cycle to it. I'd far rather by cycling that watching football .... even if long cycle rides barely rate above root canal surgery.

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    Re: Man is cycling 4200km to get to the World Cup

    Curiously I spent a little time earlier this year working out how long it would to take to follow the England cricket team around the country in next year's world cup. It'd be possible by bike, if work didn't mind me having a couple of months off

    If I was going to do a 2600 mile bike ride like that, though, I think I'd be looking to do it sponsored for charity - it's a little bit far just for the sake of it, no?

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    Re: Man is cycling 4200km to get to the World Cup

    He was doing it since it was the cheapest way(apparently).


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    Re: Man is cycling 4200km to get to the World Cup

    The article says he spent $700 on a bicycle in Dubai... But a return flight from there to Moscow is less than $400.

    There's commentary here about cyclists...

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    Re: Man is cycling 4200km to get to the World Cup

    World Cup? What World Cup?
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    Re: Man is cycling 4200km to get to the World Cup

    Quote Originally Posted by peterb View Post
    World Cup? What World Cup?
    Oh, I wish. Can't even turn on my local BBC radio station without the football-obsessed presenters nattering away about it. I mean, it's happening 1500 miles away. What part of "local" don't the muppets (*) understand.

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    Re: Man is cycling 4200km to get to the World Cup

    Its also going to be a long return journey, assuming of course that he is going to be cycling home.
    Last edited by MaQ; 22-06-2018 at 12:43 AM.

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