To paraphrase Hillary Clinton, ‘It takes a Jens.’ While time trial powerhouses Tony Martin, Bradley Wiggins and the Sacred Haunches himself, Fabian Cancellara, have been talking about trying to break The Hour Record, Jens Voigt, in a swan song to beat all swan songs, just went out and did it. Jens set a new hour record of 51.110km on Thursday, 18 September 2014, just one day after his 43rd birthday. #HellYeah Continue reading
Seems a bit premature to me, this 2014 season highlights reel from inCycle, considering that there are two full months of racing to go yet, but hey, why let that stand in the way of a good share? So here it is – 23 minutes worth! Enjoy!
Could you imagine burning so much energy that you need 9,000 calories a day to keep the engine running? It’s a dream of mine, really. Well, if you’re a pro cyclist riding the Tour de France, this is how you do it while being on the road for over 6 hours a day.
Video via GCN