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Englishman breaks record for around-the-world bicycle race

Mike Hall triumphantly arrived in Greenwich, England, on Monday to end his around-the-world bicycle tour in an amazing 92 days.

The 31-year-old engineer’s elapsed time crushed the previous Guinness World record of 106 days set in 2010.

For comparison, a previous record set by Scotsman Mark Beaumont (author of “The Man who Cycled the World”) …

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Seeing the world on loaded bicycle and $8 a day

Finding herself suddenly unemployed in England, Jilly Sherlock loaded her panniers with 50 pounds of gear and hit the road on her bicycle.

That was a year ago. So far she’s traveled more than 8,000 miles in an easterly direction through 23 countries.

She celebrated her 1-year anniversary on the road in Thailand this week.

Sherlock may be traveling solo, but she is by no means alone. She keeps in touch …

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