AN avid cyclist is aiming to go around the country in 60 days, tracing England’s borders in a 3,000 mile ride for charity and attempting to find out why life is great in Leominster.

Set to reach Herefordshire next week, Yorkshireman Kendal Aitken, 45, will pass through Leominster as he makes his way along the Welsh border.

Along the route he is filming the people he meets, and asking them why ‘life is great’ where they are.

Having departed Saltburn-by-the-sea in the North East on May 25, Mr Aitken is expecting to be in the saddle until late July.

To follow his journey and donate to three charitable causes he is riding for, visit .