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Round-the-world cyclist is on his way!

A Peel man is setting off on the adventure challenge of a lifetime this evening (Wednesday), which will see him pedal 18,000 miles around the planet!

Paul Ashley Unett hopes to break the round-the-world cycle record, by completing the trek in less than five months.

The 29-year-old architecture student will go west, heading first to America to avoid extreme winter weather in Eastern Europe.

He aims to raise £15,000 each for the MSPCA, to complete the building of a seal pen at Ard Jekyll, and Article 25, a charity which is rebuilding a school in Haiti.

Paul says many physical and mental challenges lie ahead (listen to audio file below):

You can visit the website paulcyclesworld.com to follow Paul's charity.

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