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bicyclism:

Jens Voigt breaks hour record

Final SRM Stats: 
Time: 60 min
Distance: 51.115 km / 31.761 miles
Average Power: 412w
Average Cadence: 102 rpm 

“I knew it was the last time in my life that I had to push like this. Because it was the last time in my career, it was easy to turn myself inside out for it”


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gumirin:

Jens Voigt rode 51.115 kilometers during the course of an hour beating the previous record by 1.415 kilometers.

"I gave it everything in the last 20 minutes. I knew that I still had the energy, that I was ahead of the mark. I felt euphoric — it was the last 20 minutes of my sporting career."

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cadenced:

BrakeThrough Media’s photos from the Vuelta a España published in VeloNews

veloelite:

Goggles and Dust

'Images from Cycling's Glory Days'

Goggles & Dust collects over 100 stunning photographs from competitive cycling’s heyday. Spanning the 1920s and ’30s, the book celebrates the grit and determination of the bicycle racing pioneers who established the records, traditions, and distinct flavors of Europe’s most hallowed races.

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discoursesofthewithered:

"As I work, I have an image of a bicycle in my mind…" - Yoshiaki Nagasawa.

The Master,

See the video here

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leaveitontheroad:

Leave It On The Road PDX > LAX Stage 3. 111 miles from Reedsport, OR to Gold Beach, OR. Photos by James Kendi. More at www.leaveitontheroad.com

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