Blog: It’s a freeking long way!

Rob Lee sums up the South Downs Double

Rob contemplates the challenge ahead

“My head was baking inside my lid and things were feeling rather difficult… I spent a long time at that tap – desperately trying to reduce my core temperature. The enormity hit home with a vengeance at this point – it’s a freeking long way”


So says Rob Lee of his epic, nay, heroic conquest of the South Downs Double – over 200 miles, out and back, of mountain bike trail on a hilly stretch of the south coast of England which has to be completed in a 24hr period. Read Rob’s compelling account of his record-breaking assault on one of the toughest challenges in British mountain biking.