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Blind cyclist gears up for 212-mile tandem challenge

By Helen McArdle © The Herald, Glasgow, Scotland — Last year, a 11-mile circuit around Cumbrae seemed like a challenge. But today, Kerrie Brown and her tandem cycle partner, Paul McArthur, will set off on a grueling 212-mile journey from London to Paris in aid of their chosen charity, Visibility, which marks its centenary this year. It would be an ambitious undertaking for any amateur cyclist, but it is made all the more striking by the fact that Ms Brown is completely blind, and must rely entirely on Paul to guide the pair through the chaotic traffic of both cities and the long stretch of Channel Tunnel in between…. READ STORY