7 Awesome records set on bikes

Multi-tasking

Arumugam PK from Chennai, India set the record for solving the most Rubik’s cubes whilst riding his bicycle. He managed to solve 1010 cubes in a time of 6 hours. Helmets off to this guy, we can’t even solve a Rubik’s cube off the bicycle!

Take the stairs

The most steps climbed on a bicycle was achieved by Krystian Herba from Poland in October 2016. Krystian managed to climb 3461 steps by hopping his way up the stairs in the Willis Tower, Chicago.

Riding for a purpose

In 2016 73 year old Russell Elder, set the record for attending the most static cycling classes in one year. He attended 532 classes in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Jumping hurdles

On 26 August 2013, Thomas Öhler from Austria hopped his way into the record books by taking on a 400m hurdle track on his bike and completing it in a time of 44.62 seconds. The race took place at Gugl Games and he raced against Olympic gold medalist, Felix Sanchez. Thomas is also currently the record holder for the highest bike jump, jumping a height of 3m.

Around the globe

British cyclist, Mark Beaumont holds the record for cycling around the world in 79 days. He completed the 29 000km route on 18 September 2017.

The women’s record is held by Scottish endurance cyclist, Jennie Graham who circled the world in 124 days.

Hurt box

In May 2007, Austria’s Valentin Zeller aimed to set the record for the greatest vertical ascent in one day.  Valentin currently holds the record for cycling 19 025.13m in 24 hours. France’s Stéphanie Gros holds the female record for climbing a total 14,624.89m in a 24 hour period.

 Longest bicycle wheelie

Rich Flanagan currently holds 2 wheelie riding Guinness World records. The first one he covered 26km in an hour to set the record for the longest bicycle wheelie in an hour. The year thereafter Rich set another record by being the fastest person to wheelie 100m in 10.86 seconds.

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7 Awesome records set on bikes

Multi-tasking Arumugam PK from Chennai, India set the record for solving the most Rubik’s cubes whilst riding his bicycle. He managed to solve 1010 cubes

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