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West (River) Side Story

April 1 2012

How would an adventurous British graduate equip himself for a 4,000 mile cycle over mountains, deserts, plains and urbanity despite knowing nothing about bicycles or touring? With the support of a knowledgeable and patient Bike Shop of course!

The Tale Of The Tape - BEFORE

March 29 2012

Name: Alexander Julian Banks Croker Nickname(s): Alex, Alan, AJ, Crokes, BCC, Xander, PB. Age: 22 Height: 178cm

A 'Super-Size Mega Bargain Bucket with Fries and a Shake' List

March 20 2012

There is a fun side to this challenge. I will be transversing the richest, most influential country on the planet, passing some of the most famous places in the world. I am hoping to have some fun along the way. Here is a bucket list of what I would like to achieve:

My Cycling CV

March 18 2012

1994 - First bike was a silver ‘Universal’ Mountain Bike bought off his cousin for £10. 1995 - Learnt to cycle in Lime Rd, Alresford. 1996 - Crashed the ‘Universal’ down the hill at Beech Rd, Alresford.

A Challenge of Three Parts

March 12 2012

My Round the World adventure hadn’t planned to include this charitable endeavour. I was meant to have ten months to drift across the globe; discovering new cultures, tasting new foods and exploring new cities. The essence of that wandering travel does not change with this challenge, it’s just different.

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