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Hear tales of cyclist and writer Julian Sayarer

This Thursday (11 October) the Traditional Cycle Shop and Stratford Cycle Forum present an evening with award-winning author and journalist Julian Sayarer.

Julian Sayarer is a long-distance cyclist, author and journalist. In 2009 he broke the world record for a circumnavigation by bicycle, riding 18,000 miles through 20 countries.

Julian is author of four books, most recently All at Sea (2017), while 2016's Interstate - a hitchhiked journey of the US - won the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year in a unanimous decision from the judges. Life Cycles and Messengers tell the stories of a bicycle circumnavigation and a London bike courier.

The event will begin at 7pm on Thursday, with book readings and questions from the audience, Julian will draw on journeys by bicycle around Europe and a record-breaking circumnavigation of the world. He will explore the eternal themes of why we ride, the spirit of the open road and how cycling can build communities and transform lives in our towns and cities. Julian will also be selling and signing books on the night.

Tickets are £8 and can be purchased at www.traditionalcycleshop.co.uk/tickets Refreshments will be available at the Marina Café Bistro.

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