The 2004 Gobi Desert Buggy Expedition

Kieron Bradley, 30, and Peter Ash, 34, both from Norfolk, and Professor Brian Cunningham, of Greater Manchester, will cross the Gobi desert in kite buggies.

The trip, planned for September, will start in the Altay region of Mongolia and finish in the Erdenaalai region.

The 43lb buggies measure 8ft x 8ft and have a top speed of 90mph, but the men will travel at about 30mph in temperatures of up to 104 deg F.

The men will wear helmets and Kevlar body armour in case they are thrown onto the jagged terrain…. Read more here

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