Blog 5 – Tour of the Dragon – a TV appearance

Our latest video blog includes a training update and preview of James testing the kit and equipment he will be using during the Tour of the Dragon race including some fantastic mountain bike clothing products generously sponsored by Madison Clothing, plus a snippet of the Midlands today team onsite at Live the Adventure, Stottesdon, earlier today.

Check out Midlands Today Regional News Friday evening at 6.30 pm (Friday 29 Aug) as Anthony and James chat about the Tour of the Dragon Challenge.  Also, you may have listen to  Radio Shropshire (96 FM) this morning (Thurs 28 Aug) for a live radio chat with Anthony and James.

James has nearly reached 40% of his fundraising target for Spinal Research.  If you would like to help him raise more money for this good cause please visit his Just Giving page.

To keep posted on this amazing adventure, see Social Media Updates planned between now and the race day below via our blog, facebook and twitter:

Fri 29 Aug – Final preparations, training and packing (Video blog)

Sat 30 Aug – Depart for Bhutan via Kathmandu

Sun 31 Aug – News from Kathmandu

Mon 1 Sept – Arrive Paro, Bhutan

Tues 2 Sept – 1st day of training update

Weds 3 Sept – 2nd day of training and acclimitisation update / meeting with Bhutan Olympic committee

Thurs 4 Sept – More training and  news

Fri 5 Sept – Rest Day

Sat 6 Sept – RACE DAY!

BBC Midlands Today reporter and film crew at Live the Adventure to interview James Griffiths for Tour of the Dragon, 1 day, extreme mountain bike challenge, Bhutan

BBC Midlands Today reporter and film crew at Live the Adventure to interview James Griffiths for Tour of the Dragon, extreme 1 day mountain bike challenge, Bhutan.

Promo 5 – Tour of the Dragon, last days of preparation from Live The Adventure on Vimeo.

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  • Gordon Jackson

    Good Luck Giffer,
    Love the Videos Ant, great work!

    PS, I was impressed with the no ‘hands on the handlebars’ bit, I would have been straight off!