Just love this event, and it’s just about to start.
Exploring the full length of New Zealand using photo evidence of your passage, with a 6 hour travelling curfew each day. BDR’s Kev Cunniffe is our man on the ground and we can track his and TCR finisher Ricki Cotter as they progress TRACKER HERE
Recently I’ve been checking out just what’s available in tracking sites out there. Who else is displaying events and the blue dots we love, who are Trackleaders rivals.
One such provider Follow My Challenge have a nice display showing a riders track since August 12th 2015
|Andrew Nicholson (NZL)||Cycling||Guinness World Record attempt: ‘Circumnavigating the world by bicycle’.|
UPDATE: he has now established a new Record under the current rules
His Round the World tracking page shows him in New Zealand at the moment on the home leg to Auckland on day 120, and he looks on track to beat the “official record”.
Mike Hall completed his circumnavigation in 91 days 18 hours. His ride was totally unsupported. After the ride, Guinness World Records changed the rules to include total travel time. Under the new rules Mike recorded a time of 107 days 2 hours 30 minutes. (Wikipedia page here)
Interestingly Blue dot watchers favourite female Juliana Buhring holds the world record set in that same unsupported round the world race, Our own Blue Dot member Paula Regener is planning her own attempt on this in 2016