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Alastair Humphreys is an adventurer, blogger, author and motivational speaker.

As well as expeditions such as cycling round the world, walking across India and rowing the Atlantic, Alastair was named as a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year for his pioneering work on the concept of microadventures, trying to encourage people to get outside, get out of their comfort zone, go somewhere they’ve never been. A microadventure is an adventure that is close to home, cheap, simple, short, and yet very effective.

Alastair has written seven books about his adventures. He is very well-regarded as a motivational speaker for corporate events and schools. You can get in touch with Alastair here. He produces a monthly newsletter with the highlights of the blog and important expedition news.


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Make Time for Microadventure The single biggest obstacle that gets between people and the adventures they dream of is a lack of time....
The Urge to Fill my Life as full as I am able • What’s one thing every man should know? How to find the North Star in the sky. • What’s the hardest thing you’ve ever done? Committing to beginning to try to cycle round the world. (Notice there’s 3 verbs involved […]...
The Fred Whitton Challenge The Fred Whitton Challenge is an iconic, 112-mile cycle challenge over all the major passes of the Lake District National Park. It’s beautiful, difficult, simple, but not easy… Most people ride it in one day, but I turned it into […]...
Cycle to the Sea Nobody in the UK lives more than 70 miles from the sea. Why not ride there this weekend?...
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