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:
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