Cyclist on a mission to pedal 18,000 miles around globe

Cyclist on a mission to pedal 18,000 miles around globe

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Paul Miles

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Cyclist on a mission to pedal 18,000 miles around globe

An ambitious cyclist who plans to pedal 18,000 miles around the world is appealing for support to help her conquest the ultimate challenge.

Liz Dimmock plans to set off on her five month trip in July as she attempts to become the first female to cycle around the globe.

She is hoping to raise £1m for charities War Child and World Ride.

The 34-year-old, who attended the former Maidenhead College for Girls, is now hoping to drum up enough support to win the Kukri Adventure Scholarship.

Set up for aspiring adventurers it provides the winner with a prize fund of up to £20,000 as well as expert advice and support.

In order to win the scholarship Liz, who moved with her family to Wargrave from Widbrook Road seven years ago, must receive the highest numbers of votes before voting closes today.

Watch her video below.

Visit http://www.facebook.com/kukrievents to vote. 

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