Congratulations to Jason Black for setting the WUCA World Record for Ireland N-S Crossing: (Senior - 18-49) - Mens - Standard Bike - 567.6 km in 22 hours 59 mins for an average speed of 24.67 kph Read about his personal account below the pictures Record Attempt: 1. Malin Head to Mizen Head 2.Mizen Head to Malin Head 3. N-S-N Ireland Name of Rider: Jason Black Start Date: Friday 6th March 2020 Start Time: 12.14pm Start Location: Start/Finish line at Malin Head Tower, Ireland’s most Northerly Point Conditions: Very wet, slight winds 6.5 degrees Celsius Reason for attempting [...]
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Bill Windhorst - Indoor Track Record - 100km - Jan 12 2020 Congratulations to Bill Windhorst for setting the men's 60-69 Age group record for the 100Km Indoor Track on an upright bike with a time of 2:55:20.05 Here is his personal account of the attempt: My attempt to set the 100k solo indoor track record was held at the Lexus Velodrome, in Detroit, Michigan (USA) for age 60-69, on 1/12/2020. You’ll understand why it took 00:2:55:21 to complete. Lexus is a 166 meter wood track. 50 degree turns & 15-20 in the straights. “Only” 600 laps of the [...]
Congratulations to Bharat Pannu for setting the India N-S Male (18-49) record on a Standard bike from 2019-10-2 1 to 2019-10-29 He covered the 2240 miles in 8d - 9h 45 min - for an average speed of 11.10 mph Read about his adventure here: K2K Expedition (21st Oct to 29th Oct 2019) by Bharat Pannu, India K2K expedition was a CHALLENGE which I had been looking forward of attempting since past few years. I had to undergo strict training regime, immaculate planning before event and relentless efforts by my support crew members. It tested my determination and [...]
Congratulations to Gerald (Gerry) Eddlemon for breaking 2 existing records in the 70+ age group category. 200 km in 07:35:54.89 121.813 Miles in 6 hours NOTE: Gerry owns so many records that sometimes he breaks his own records just for something to do! Here is Gerry's personal report: ============================= Rider G.K. Eddlemon’s Narrative Summary WUCA Time/Distance Trials Record Attempts for Track, 70+ age class, Oct. 18, 2019 The 119th and 120th WUCA/UMCA Records Note to reader: I’ve yet to recheck my arithmetic for total number of records, but I believe these are the correct figures. And yes, some of [...]
Congratulation to Matt Stevens who set the male (18-49) Standard record for the Wales S-N. He rode the 174.4 miles in 13 hours an 25 minutes under some very cold and challenging conditions. He now owns the S-N and the E-W record in his age-group! See his personal account below I, Matthew Stevens, am writing this report following my successful attempt to establish a solo across country record for Wales (South to North), following an earlier abandoned attempt in April 2019. I was particularly interested in this record, as it was one that had not yet been achieved. The year [...]