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Quartix tracks cyclists as they complete Welsh Biking Challenge

Two amateur cyclists who completed last weekend’s Holyhead-Barry Welsh Biking Challenge were tracked live online by Quartix

Mark Benbow, 33, from Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire and Chris Aspey, 34, of Chester, finished the gruelling 220-mile ride at Barry Island on Sunday afternoon, having left Holyhead at 7am on Saturday.

Sponsors and supporters were able to follow their progress online. Quartix equipped a support car with real-time vehicle tracking, allowing their progress to be watched on a live Google map available on any PC.

The ride, took them over the mountains of Snowdonia, the Brecon Beacons, the Elan Valley and the Heads of the Valleys. And despite Chris picking up a puncture with five miles to go, the pair made it to the finish on time.

A total of £2,500 raised by the cyclists will go to the Adam Millichip Foundation, a charity dedicated to providing financial support to disabled people who wish to take part in sport

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