British athlete and adventurer Mark Beaumont poses with men with old bicycles as he arrives in Paris after cycling 29,000 kilometres around the world. Photo: EPA

British cyclist smashes 29,000km round the world record in under 79 days

Mark Beaumont cycled for 18 hours a day and burned more than 9,000 calories every 24 hours as he crossed Poland, Russia, Mongolia, China, Australia and the United States

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British athlete and adventurer Mark Beaumont poses with men with old bicycles as he arrives in Paris after cycling 29,000 kilometres around the world. Photo: EPA
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