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Around The World On A Penny Farthing

I crossed the one thousand mile mark last month sometime, which was only half of my goal for the year (although the year’s not quite over yet…) but this guy makes me feel totally inadequate, cycling the globe on an old-school big wheeled baby.

“Jeff Summerfield, who turns 41 this Saturday, left Greenwich Market on May 1, 2006 and has since cycled through 23 countries, living off £5 a day.”

Summerfield, who used to be a Formula One mechanic said he wanted to experience life slowly for a change, which was a change from the world of race engines.

You can read the complete news article here, and see Jeff’s web page about his trip here.