The Adventure Syndicate - Lee Craigie & Emily Chappell
DATE: WED NOV 1ST 2017
The Adventure Syndicate is a collective of extraordinary cyclists who happen to be women and who aim to challenge what others think they are capable of.
Consisting of champions, record-holders, award-winners, athletes, adventurers and explorers, the Syndicate are also speakers, authors, teachers and learners – passionate about sharing adventures with other people and inspiring them to set out on their own.
The Syndicate's Lee Craigie and Emily Chappell will tell their stories of cycling competitions and expeditions. Lee is a former Commonwealth Games, World and European Championships athlete, as well as adventure cyclist and Cycletherapy founder. Emily is a former cycle courier turned author who has crossed the world on two wheels in a series of inspiring expeditions.
In their talks, Emily will discuss cycling the North Coast 500, a 516-mile scenic route around the north coast of Scotland, starting and ending at Inverness Castle, and show a film from the expedition. Lee will talk about the Tour Divide, an ultra-cycling challenge to pedal solo and self-supported the length of Great Divide Mountain Bike Route, across the USA.