Thursday, April 18, 2019

Magic 55K

I broke the magic 55K.  I was too optimistic at first, and after half an hour I needed to set a new, slower pace.  I worked long and hard for this, and the team was right behind me, and now I paid them back.

-- 27-year-old Belgian time-trial champion Victor Campenaerts, after establishing a new hour record at the Aguascalientes velodrome in Mexico, covering 55.089K (about 34.23 miles) in an hour, beating by 563 meters the previous record of 54.526K set by Bradley Wiggins in June 2015, Bicycling Magazine, 16 April 2019

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