Adventure cyclist and long-distance world record holder Mark Beaumont has announced his ‘The Around The World in 80 Days’ Talk Tour for Ireland in February 2020.
Mark has seven dates planned across the country, kicking things off in Cork on February 21st, before visiting Limerick, Galway, Letterkenny, Armagh, Dublin and finishing things off on Thursday February 27th in Belfast.
The Talk Tour will see him speak about his career of expeditions and World Record attempts, while showing film and photography.
In 2017 Mark set the record for cycling around the world, completing his 18,000 mile ride in less than 79 days.
His ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ mission saw him ride a whopping 240 miles each day.
It wasn’t the first time he cycled around the world either, he previously held set this record in 2008!
In 2015 he rode 10,000 kilometres from Cairo in Egypt to Cape Town in South Africa, breaking the world record for the fastest solo ride for the length of Africa in 42 days and eight hours.
Venues include The EveryMan in Cork, Galway’s Town Hall Theatre and Dublin’s Pavillion Theatre.
The Belfast talk, in association with Chain Reaction Cycles Belfast, is planned to take place in the Peter Frogatt Centre on Thursday February 27th 2020.
Doors open at 19.00 hours at the Peter Frogratt Centre in Queens University Belfast.
Mark will also be in the Chain Reaction Cycles Belfast store on Boucher Road from 3.30pm – 4.30pm for a book signing too.
Definitely a guy with a million stories to tell, this Talk Tour in one not to be missed.