Can Simon Break A 220 Mile Gravel Record? | King Alfred Way Challenge

Published on May 8th 2022


King Alfred's Way; 10,000 years of history and 220 miles over scenic gravel path. But just how fast is it possible to cycle it? Si is attempting the record FKT, or fastest known time, needing to finish this mammoth ride in under 17 hours and 20 minutes. On this adventure Si will dig very deep, can he break the record? Can he even finish it in one ride? In association with Lauf Cycling πŸ‘‰ Click to watch an in-depth look at Si's Lauf bike πŸ‘‰ Take a look at the route on Komoot πŸ‘‰ Useful Links: Adventure Documentaries, Exclusive Shows & Live Racing on GCN+: Download the GCN App for free: Join us at the Global Bike Festival: Visit the GCN Shop: Join the GCN Club: How do you think Si did? Let us know in the comments! Watch more on GCN... πŸ“Ή Can Si survive a 640km Ultra Race? πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Or why not check out our Features Playlist πŸ‘‰ ​​ 🎡 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎡 25 Church Street - Roots and Recognition Aeons (Instrumental Version) - Mattias Tell Am I Making This Up - Gridded Amalthea - Van Sandano Beach Towel - Yomoti Beyond the Badlands - Silver Maple Blue Fountain - Emil Axelsson Call It a Night - The Golden Peas Coconut Cove - Rymdklang Soundtracks Crickets Distant City Rumble - SFX Producer Fever Dreams - Dylan Sitts Following On - Brendon Moeller Garden of Night - Hanna Lindgren Gone for Days - OTE Heart Of The Cloud - Dew Of Light I'll Be Me - Penny Lane Im Ok Youre Ok - Sayuri Hayashi Egnell In Perspective - Emil Axelsson (1) In Perspective - Emil Axelsson In the Cypher - Bonkers Beat Club MUNEY - Beiba Ode - Silver Maple Rainy Decline - Aiyo Skate Salad - Young Community Slide Down - Will Harrison The Sisters of Funk - J.F. Gloss Tin man - Ava Low We Are Giants - Silver Maple Where Do We Begin - Farrell Wooten #gcn #cycling #roadbike #graveladventure #gravelbike #gravelrace Photos: Β© Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & Β© Bettiniphoto / The Global Cycling Network (GCN) is the largest online cycling channel in the world, bringing together a global community of road cyclists to celebrate everything that’s great about the world of cycling. Our videos bring fans compelling daily content including expert tutorials, techniques, training, racing, cutting-edge bike tech, unparalleled behind the scenes event coverage, humour, entertainment, and more. Presented by ex-pro riders, GCN offers a uniquely qualified insight into the world of cycling, and most importantly it’s fuelled by our passionate and enthusiastic fans – everyone who makes up the GCN community. We also bring the latest and greatest tech to your attention, showcase the best places in the world to ride and get exclusive access to events and races. Welcome to the Global Cycling Network | Inside Cycling Thanks to our sponsors: Castelli Clothing: Giro Helmets: Pinarello Bikes: Zipp Wheels: Topeak Tools: Canyon Bikes: Pirelli Tyres: Orbea Bikes: Vision Wheels: Wahoo Fitness: Park Tool: Elite Bottles: Whoop Fitness: Komoot: Selle Italia: SIS: Zwift: Shimano Wheels: Shadow Stand: DMT Shoes: Muc-Off: Watch our sister channels: GCN Tech - GCN Racing - Global Triathlon Network - GCN Italia - GCN en Espanol - GCN auf Deutsch - GCN en Francais - GCN Japan - GCN Training - Global Mountain Bike Network - GMBN Tech - Electric Mountain Bike Network -