Brazilian man wants to cross Antarctica on a bike

Leandro Martins in China training for the South Pole expedition

Ever since the explosion of 'fat bikes' - those sturdy bikes with thick tires designed for snow, sand and other difficult terrains -, Antarctica has been making the heart of adventure cyclists around the world beat a little faster.

Now a Brazilian adventurer wants to try his luck at an ambitious fat-biking route: pedaling the entire Antarctic continent and becoming the first man to cross the territory from coast to coast.

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