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Laid Back Around the World

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Richard Evans

Cycled around the world raising money for RoadPeace, book now published and available at

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Donations accepted until 31-12-2018

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I cycled around the world for fun and to raise money for RoadPeace, a small charity which looks after the bereaved and injured from road crashes and campaigns for safer streets. Road crashes kill 1.3m a year, more than malaria or TB; by 2030 they will kill more than HIV/AIDS.

My trip was entirely self-financed. All donations go entirely to RoadPeace, none to me for new tyres or beer etc.

Lots more info about me and the ride on the blog:
and in the book - all book sales proceeds are going to RoadPeace

Event details

World Bike Cruise by Recumbent Bike

Rode 22,777km round the world in six months - see the blog for more details at

Buy the book and support RoadPeace!

Event date

05-April-2014 12:00  - 
31-December-2017 17:00

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Event is completed


Donation by Björn
on 12-11-2016
£0.00 gift aid
October royalties from Laid Back book sales
Donation by Richard Evans
on 02-11-2016
£0.00 gift aid
royalties from sale of the laid back book
Donation by Richard Evans
on 07-10-2016
£0.00 gift aid
EPO in the bikeshed
Donation by l'ancien chef
on 06-10-2016
£10.00 gift aid
Amazing achievement Richard and a great book record of it too! Just let me know when you plan to do it all again on a road bike ...... it's always great to be out with you on a bike even if you aren't quite as fast as me!
Donation by John H
on 06-09-2016
£5.00 gift aid
Donation by Janice & Trevor
on 02-08-2016
£5.00 gift aid
Donation by Richard Evans
on 12-07-2016
£2.00 gift aid
collected on the RTW ride from donors in many countries
Donation by Anonymous
on 23-06-2016
£22.00 gift aid
Good on you Rich
Donation by Jane k
on 10-08-2015
£0.00 gift aid
Go for it...
Donation by Volker V - Wimbledon
on 27-06-2015
£5.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £6,681.67
Offline Donations: £500.00
Total Raised: £7,181.67
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £8,008.84

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