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Scots 'Tartan Explorer' cyclist Josh Quigley reveals he's battling arthritis after biking across globe for mental health

Josh Quigley has revealed he has arthritis at the young age of 28.The condition, that causes inflammation and pain in joints, was found in his hip last week having been in a horror crash in Dubai earlier this year.Record-breaking biker Josh is renowned for international gruelling cycles, having raised thousands for charity in the process.The former business owner, from Livingston in West Lothian, told the Record: "It's all come as a bit of a shock."Arthritis to me is something you get later in life, not at 28."Doctors say I have the hip of someone in their fifties or sixties."I wasn't expecting to ever hear this news, far less in my twenties."You've just got to laugh."Medics at St John's Hospital in Livingston detected the arthritis as Josh

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Josh Quigley has revealed he has arthritis at the young age of 28.The condition, that causes inflammation and pain in joints, was found in his hip last week having been in a horror crash in Dubai earlier this year.Record-breaking biker Josh is renowned for international gruelling cycles, having raised thousands for charity in the process.The former business owner, from Livingston in West Lothian, told the Record: "It's all come as a bit of a shock."Arthritis to me is something you get later in life, not at 28."Doctors say I have the hip of someone in their fifties or sixties."I wasn't expecting to ever hear this news, far less in my twenties."You've just got to laugh."Medics at St John's Hospital in Livingston detected the arthritis as Josh
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