Fabian Cancellara Hour Record Attempt Is Real

An article in Tuesday’s Gazzetta Dello Sport on Fabian Cancellara’s hour record attempt brings the management of Trek Factory Racing to issue an official statement. General Manager Luca Guercilena: “We haven’t taken any decision whatsoever about the time and the place for an attempt. As we have said before, the team will communicate in the appropriate time. Any other information that … [Read more...]

Robert Marchand Sets New One Hour Speed Record At Age 100

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by Lucy Christie AIGLE, Switzerland, Feb 17, 2012 (AFP) - French cycling enthusiast Robert Marchand set a new one-hour speed record on Friday -- at the age of 100. The centenarian rode 24.25 km (15.1 miles) in 60 minutes watched by crowds of cheering supporters at the International Cycling Union (UCI) velodrome in Aigle, Switzerland. Marchand kept a steady pace and was … [Read more...]

Kashechkin Delays Attempt At World Hour Record

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ALMATY, Kazakhstan, Oct 31, 2011 (AFP) - Kazakhstan's Andrey Kashechkin has pushed back his attempt to set a new world hour record, the Astana team cyclist announced Monday. Kashechkin had scheduled his attempt for November 4-6 when the Astana velodrome will host track cycling's World Cup but he is now looking for a new date next season. "I'm really motivated by this challenge. And … [Read more...]

Women’s Team Pursuit World Record Goes American As Well

Aguascalientes, Mexico (May 12, 2010) - Dotsie Bausch (Irvine, Calif./ATF Empire Coaching Systems), Sarah Hammer (Temecula, Calif./American Track Foundation) and Lauren Tamayo (Asheville, N.C./Peanut Butter & Co. Twenty 12) set an unofficial new world record in the three-kilometer team pursuit on their way to winning the gold medal in women’s event at the Pan American Championships in … [Read more...]