Jens Voigt To Attempt The World Hour Record

42-year-old Jens Voigt has one more surprise up his sleeve. The recently retired German has scheduled September 18 as the date to attempt to break Ondrej Sosenka’s 49,7 kilometer mark. The attempt will happen in the Vélodrome Suisse in Grenchen. “It’s a huge challenge for me, both physical and mental,” says Voigt. “This is a huge project and probably it’s going to come as a … [Read more...]

Czech World Record Holder Ondrej Sosenko Faces Ban After Positive Test

PRAGUE, Aug 29, 2008 (AFP) - Czech cyclist Ondrej Sosenka, who holds the men's one-hour world record, has tested positive and has been suspended, the CTK press agency reported on Friday. Sosenka's A sample tested positive for stimulant methamphetamine and, should the B sample prove positive, he would likely be sacked from her PSK Whirlpool-Author team. "The team has already distanced … [Read more...]