Looking back at the last four years of BDOVELO - Raz Marsden

In 2018, BDOVELO initiated a number of rides in Richmond Park to offer our network an informal ride for time-short riders. We were lucky enough to be joined by a few of the Oxford based, Cowley Road Condors who spun round the park for several  laps before we all enjoyeda a skinny latte and chocolate brownie.

Roll the clock forward  2 years and I’m delighted to report that Condor “Raz” Marsden who joined us in Richmond Park and “Cat Dixon” (who didn’t),  have just arrived home from their journey to become the fastest women to circumnavigate the world on a tandem - beating the existing record by around 2 weeks! 

Whilst yet to be officially confirmed due to Covid 19, what else! Their unofficial record stands at 263 days 7 hours 7 minutes.

Take a look at their blog and Facebook page (TandemWoW) to read all about their journey.

Massive well done, Cat and Raz - what an incredible achievement!

So, as we all contemplate what our next cycling adventure will be, we look forward to welcoming Raz and Cat to one of our next BDOVELO events to hear their story!

Chapeau ladies

Richard Best​
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(Raz is fourth in from left hand side)


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