Morning North | Sep 30, 2013 | 9:00

Sudbury man takes on tough bike race across the Mojave desert

James McNaughton of Sudbury will be racing his bike across the Mojave desert in a an event known as the "toughest 48 hours in sport". It's a 508 mile race. We spoke to James about the challenge and his athletic undertakings so far.

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