Russ Mantle set to cycle is 1,000,000th mile (15 images)

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Retired civil servant Russ Mantle is set to become the first person in the UK to cycle one million miles in their lifetime - having meticulously recorded his mileage for 67 years. The keen cyclist will this week achieve the astonishing milestone at the age of 82 on his cherished Holdsworth road bike which he has owned since 1964.

Since 1952 Mr Mantle has carefully recorded every ride in his diary as he cycled to and from work, competed in races and pedalled up some of the world's...
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