Someone linked this article on another thread, and i thought it belonged here! For only 15 years old it is very dangerous however he accomplished his goal safe and sound and proved himself and to himself that he could do it!

"A 15-year-old Brisbane boy with Asperger's syndrome who disappeared for two weeks and rode his bike more than 950 kilometres to Sydney did it to prove to "bullies'' he wasn't an idiot, his mother says.
During his six-day, dawn-to-dusk haul down the east coast, Ethan Johnson slept at truck stops, under bridges and ate at fast-food restaurants."