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Cycle slower than the speed of light

On this trail, when you cycle at your normal speed you're travelling at about ten times the speed of light. Can you travel ten times slower than you normally would without falling off your bike? Record your sub-light speed travel and send us the evidence.

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Mission Information
This cycle route has models of the Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto that are to scale both in size and how far apart they are. At this scale, you travel over 500,000km with one step!

Cycle Closer to Nature is supported by Arla's Kids Closer to Nature campaign and Sustrans. Search for this location on the National Cycle Network here.

Mission Risk: Low
Low. This should be easy but take care.When cycling at less than the speed of light, be careful that you don't get in the way of other cyclists or pedestrians.

Mission Id: 3410

  • Completed count

    11

  • Badge

    York Cycle Explorer
  • Challenger

    Cycle Closer to Nature

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Doing missions on this website can be dangerous. Always get permission before exploring and make sure your plans are reasonably safe. A place that is safe one moment can become dodgy the next so keep your wits about you. We cannot take any responsibility for any injuries or harmful effects resulting from your actions. It's your job to survive your explorations intact.

To increase your chances of success complete our training and safety tips before starting. That way you are more likely to win currents and keep your head on.

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