Monday, 16 November 2015

The 35,000 miles Held Gear test!!

Lands End to Lagos is an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the longest journey in a single country by motorcycle. Trying to raise £20,000 for Medicin Sans Frontieres (MSF).

The challenge will ride from Lands End in England to Lagos Nigeria, solo and unsupported passing through 12 countries before embarking on the attempt to break the Longest Journey by Motorcycle World Record in Nigeria. The total mileage will be in excess of 35,000 miles (56,200 KM)

Key Facts

•       1 Man and Motorcycle (solo and unsupported)- Held wearer Omo Alokwe

•       2 Continents – Europe and Africa

•       3 Ferry Crossings

•       35,000+ Miles (56,200 Kilometres) – Land’s End to Lagos + WR attempt

•       12 Countries

•       Min Temp -2°C

•       Max Temp 49°C

Held make the best motorcycle clothing
Omo will be wearing Held and riding a KTM for this trip
Terrain – from the snow capped Pyrenees, through the Sahara desert to Tropical rain forests. The Held gear we've supplied is going to get a real workout!

Donating to Omo and the charity through JustGiving is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with JustGiving – they’ll never sell them on or send unwanted emails. Once you donate, they’ll send your money directly to the charity and claim Gift Aid on eligible donations by UK taxpayers. So it’s the most efficient way to donate – Omo raise more, whilst saving time and cutting costs for the charity.

Every single penny counts - nothing is too small!

So please dig deep and donate now.

Or, you can donate via your mobile, just text LELA50£1 to 70070 with your amount; for example to donate £1, text LELA50 £1 to 70070 from your mobile phone.

We'll bring you updates from Omo as we get them - he sets off on 29th November! You can follow Omo on Twitter via @landsend2lagos.

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