At 154km (96 miles) long and with over 3,000m (10,000ft) of climbing, the West Highland Way would take many riders a couple of days to complete. But not hardy Scotsman Rab Wardell. This autumn, the former World Cup cross-country racer set out to beat the existing record and ride the whole thing in not much over nine hours. Here's how he got on (the video premieres at midday today) – look out for a full feature on his attempt in our January issue, on sale 22 December.

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Pic: Brodie Hood

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