January 2017

Guinness World Record

Crossing South America

Axel Carion founder of BikingMan and the Swede Andreas Fabricius set up the fastest time to cycle the length of South America (Cartagena to Ushuaia), on an ultra bikepacking configuration, just under 50 days, controlled and approved by the Guinness World Record.

The route10.685 km Cartagena to Ushuaia

The itinerary followed the Colombian Caribbean coast, the Colombian and Ecuadorean Andes cordillera, the Peruvian coastline, the Atacama desert in Chile, the pampas in Argentina, to finally reach Tierra Del Fuego and its most austral city: Ushuaia.

With a total climbing on the overall route of 74.600 meters, this ultra-bike expedition was a daily physical and mental challenge. Temperatures varied from -5 to +40°C, altitude from sea level up to 4.800 meters in the Paso Jama legendary climb !

  • Team of 2
  • 10.685 km
  • 49 days, 23 hours and 43 minutes (58 days was the previous solo record)
  • 5 countries – 1 continent
  • 214 km / day

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A World Record for a good cause To support NPO Bomberos Sin Fronteras

This extreme bike expedition completed by Axel and Andreas helped to finance firemen equipment for Chilean firemen with the support of Pompiers Sans Frontières / Bomberos Sin Fronteras.

Focus on challengers A passion for endurance

BIKINGMAN - Challengers Record - Andréa Fabricius AndreasFabricius
  • Nationality Swedish
  • 33 years old

Profile Passionate about ultra distance, endurance races (IronMan, marathon) and ultra cycling. Always in search of new long distance challenges.

Experiences Multiple IronMan finisher (France, Switzerland and Mexico), 3x Bjorkliden Arctic Mountain Marathon Finisher (BAMM)

Vo2MAX 60 ml/min/kg


  • Nationality French
  • 31 years old

Profile Passionate about multisport activities: triathlon, trailrunning and climbing. Adventurer with a passion for self-supported cycling expeditions off the beaten tracks.

Experiences 20.000 km of transcontinental cycling expeditions (North Africa, Europe and South America).

Vo2MAX 72 ml/min/kg

A challenge based on our values Promoting ultra cycling

BIKINGMAN - Challengers Record - Valeurs - Endurance


Daily mileage objective >200 km/day.

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Self supported without motorized assistance.

BIKINGMAN - Challengers Record - Valeurs - Solidarité


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