(LIVE) Hour Record Attempt - Jens Voigt - Sept. 18th @ 1:00PM EST
The UCI will be holding live coverage of Jens Voigt's attempt to break the hour record. The live feed will start on September 18th, 1:00pm EST! The Trek Factory Racing German rider will be competing at the Vélodrome Suisse in Grenchen, Switzerland.
The hour record is one of the most prestigious records in the sport of cycling. The first record was set by Henri Desgrange, founder of the Tour de France, in 1893 (35 km 325).
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Currently, the record is set by Czech Republic Ondrej Sosenka in 2005. Jens Voigt must beat 49 km 700 to obtain the title.