Adrian, a good friend and fellow cyclist, wanted to embark on a challenge to mark a significant birthday. He hit upon this:
Tommy still holds the record he set in 1939 for distance cycled in a year. 75,065 miles. A daily average of 205 miles. So if he could do it back in the thirties on a 4 geared steel bike and rudimentary clothing how hard could it be to match just one day.
We found out.