11/06/2014 07:45 BST | Updated 20/05/2015 06:12 BST

Pippa Middleton's Summer Plans? The World's Toughest Bike Race

Many of us think of summer as a time to relax, go on holiday and replace our laptops and phones with a few good books. Not Pippa Middleton.

The Duchess of Cambridge's sister is about to set off for Race Across America - a 3,000 mile bike tour from the West to the East coast of the US.

Aegon Championships - Day Two Pippa Middleton at Queen's club in London. Getty Images

Pippa will be riding as part of an eight-person relay and cycling site