It was in 1998 Arthur saw an advert in a UK cycling magazine for a world tour in the millennium. It was being organized by an American company who had spent five years planning Odyssey 2000.
This was the ultimate challenge a 12 month world tour, cycling with over 200 other mad fools but only two from the UK - 45 countries and 19,000 miles - commencing in Pasadena, USA averaging 70 miles a day five days a week. Arthur raised £8000 for the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children a registered UK charity. If this book is a success the next book will cover the following projects :-
Nov 1994 250 mile cycle ride in Israel for the British Heart Foundation £2002 raised
May 1995 3789 mille cycle ride coast to coast across the USA for children’s hospice in Wales £21,000 raised https://www.tyhafan.org
2003 a cycle tour in Nepal followed by an annual visit for the next eleven years, with out his bike In 2005 along with other supporters we were the founder Trustees of a UK registered UK charity supporting education in that beautiful country see www.kasin.org.uk