Endurance adventure athlete Sean Conway is attempting to break the World Record for the fastest crossing of Europe by bicycle.

Starting on 16 April in Cabo de Roca on the west coast of Portugal, Sean is attempting to cycle 4,500 miles across Europe, finishing at the Russian town of Ufa in less than 25 days.  As those who follow Sean's adventures will guess, Sean is not doing this the easy way!  The attempt is unsupported and Sean will be carrying all of his kit with him along the way.

Sean posts photos with updates on his twitter feed - he is cycling long hard days!  He appreciates every tweet of support.

It can be addictive watching his progress on this live tracker!  Go Sean go...   Follow Sean's World Record Attempt here