Getting three round the world record breaking cyclists in the same place at the same time must have been quite a juggling act, but somehow Markus Stitz (record holder for singlespeeding around the globe) managed to do it.
He persuaded Jenny Graham (current women's round the world unsupported record holder) and Mark Beaumont (current men's round the world record holder) to join him in the latest of this #exploreyourboundaries series and this time the trio headed for Argyll and The Isles - a region on the west coast of Scotland.
Their journey covered 800kms and was based on the principle that "you don’t need to go far to find adventure". Using a mix of gravel bikes and public transport, including a number of ferry crossings to travel between the different islands and the newly introduced Scotrail Highland Explorer active travel carriage, they set out to prove that you can find gravelly adventure without needing to resort to using a car. You can find out more about 'people powered' adventures in the area, by heading to the official website and if you fancy following their routes, you can check them out on the Wild About Argyll komoot channel here.
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