Tony Rathbone, who is 81-years-old from Cumbria and his Geordie friend, Billy Skipper, are over half way through their 950 mile cycle from Lands End to John O'Groats.
They're raising money for cancer care charities in Cumbria and South Shields and are now travelling through the Scottish Borders.
Billy explains the challenges of Tony's traditional approach:
More top news
Part of a £15million flood recovery fund from the European Union won't be spent on flood repairs in Cumbria.
Extra staff are being brought in to help Cumbria Police deal with a big increase in the number of historic sex crime reports.
Police in Scotland are appealing for information on a series of crashes, including an 86-year-old man hit by a car in Thornhill.