Adventurer Squash Falconer on breaking new world record

Media playback is unsupported on your device
Media captionSquash Falconer raised money for charity

A Derbyshire adventurer has returned home after setting a new world record for riding more than 3,000 miles on a bike with no saddle.

Squash Falconer, 31, from Thulston, rode a machine called an Elliptigo, which combines running with cycling.

Ms Falconer, who has previously climbed mountains and then paraglided off them, said the nine and a half week trip was hard work.

She has raised £3,270 for a breast cancer awareness charity.

Ms Falconer said: "It's quite different to what you might have seen before. It's more like running but looks like cycling.

"The event was called the Go Trek, and I did a 3,074 mile [4,947 km] journey around Europe.

"We went down to the south in France and back up, the finale was in Paris under the Eiffel Tower."

More on this story

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites