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From Yekaterinburg to London by bicycle for 30 days

September 19 2008
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Cycling Marathon Ekaterinburg-London finished in Trafalgar Square of the capital of Britain. Eighteen participants Bike Ride did a victory lap at the foot of Nelson's Column.

Cyclists during the month drove nearly 5,300 miles through Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany, Belgium, Holland, France and Britain. According to them, the way they "have not encountered any negativity, just friendly."

Cycling Marathon was organized by the international cycling club "The Challenge" in conjunction with the British Consulate General in Yekaterinburg, with the support of local authorities and sponsors. The team were both experienced veloputeshestvenniki and selected on a competitive amateur cyclists from Ekaterinburg, Khanty-Mansiysk different ages and professions - from 20-year-old student to 53-year-old bricklayer, and 55-year-old videographer team. A rigorous selection for participation in the race, and five were girls, according to RIA Novosti .

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