Not mad, just adventurous: Cyclist completes trip around the world in 80 days

Not mad, just adventurous: Cyclist completes trip around the world in 80 daysAs he got off his bike in front of the Arc de Triomphe, Mark Beaumont looked remarkably fresh for a man who had just cycled around the globe in less than 80 days, shattering the world record. After pedaling for 16 hours a day through 16 countries, Mr. Beaumont arrived on Monday evening to a welcome from family and friends at the spot from which he had set off before dawn 78 days, 14 hours, and 40 minutes earlier. Recommended: Are you a savvy global traveler?



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