Bath University student in distance cycle record claim

Ben Rockett

A Bath student is laying claim to a new world record for cycling from one end of the country to the other – and back!

Ben Rockett, a postgraduate student from the University of Bath, rode from Land’s End to John O’Groats and then back again to Cornwall.

Ben set off on Saturday, 21 August aiming to cycle the 1,781 miles in just six days – which he completed in the early hours of Friday.

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