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Steve Fabes

Cycling The 6

Fundraising for Merlin

41 %
£20,653
raised of £50,000 target
by 202 supporters
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  • Team members: Steve Fabes
  • Event: Cycling The 6

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Thanks for visiting my fundraising page. In January 2010 I left my job, friends and family behind to embark on Cycling The 6… an epic solo journey around the world and the length of six continents… and all by bicycle.

The journey’s projected to take a whopping 4 and a half years during which I’m likely to travel through at least 50 countries and to cover around 50,000 miles (80,000 km) - a distance equivalent to twice the circumference of the earth and over 80 times the length of Great Britain.

During my journey I’m aiming to travel solely by bicycle whilst crossing each of the 6 continents and I’ll be wild camping as I go. No buses, no cars, no trains and no planes, just short boat rides to connect up the sections of my proposed route. Over 4 and a half years I’ll cross the world’s 3 highest mountain ranges, brave Patagonian headwinds, cycle vast distances through arctic tundra and endure the sweltering heat of the Australian outback and the Sahara desert.

The £s you donate go directly to Merlin and will not subsidise my trip in any way… so I hope that means you could make a donation, however big or small, to help me to complete this challenge successfully. If everybody who reads this donates I will reach my target and that will make a huge difference to those affected by disease, disaster and conflict in the developing world.

You can make a one off donation on this site or make regular donations by direct debit as I cycle. To do this send me an email including your name and address to steve@cyclingthe6.com and I'll post you a form.

For more information on my journey, to monitor my progress or to sign up to regular email updates visit my website... www.cyclingthe6.com and my blog... www.cyclingthe6.blogspot.com

Many thanks

Steve Fabes

(Donating through Justgiving is quick, easy and totally secure. It's also the most efficient way to sponsor me: Merlin gets your money faster and, if you're a UK taxpayer, Justgiving makes sure 25% in Gift Aid, plus a 3% supplement, are added to your donation.)

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