This beautifully shot video starts by explaining where the idea came from, why they are doing it and how long they had to prepare (just 3 months!). On the 19th April 2012, their adventure begins from Marble Arch in London and takes them through to the Arc de Triomph in Paris via Dover / Calais where they battle the weather, illness and 260 gruelling miles in the saddle. But did they complete it in just 24 hours!

London to Paris in 24 hours from David Bridle on Vimeo.

At 20:00 on Thursday 19th April 2012 six cyclists attempted to ride from London to Paris in under 24 hours.

Read more about the ride on the blog:

Find out more about EPA and the work they do here:

The LTP24 team in total raised over £6,000 for KEP (now Education Partnerships Africa). The money helped fund the charity’s 2012 summer project in Kisii and Kakamega, delivering critical infrastructural improvements to ten Kenyen secondary schools.

Video by : David Bridle