20-year-old to make third attempt at Wiggins's Hour Record this year
Joe Robinson 28 Mar 2019 Young Dane to make attempt after World Championships in September with practice run in June Young Dane Mikkel Berg has confirmed he will attempt to beat Bradley Wiggins's UCI Hour Record for the third time having set the second-longest ever distance last October. The current Under 23 time-trial World Champion set a distance of 53.730km at the Odense Cykelbane velodrome, in Denmark, late last year. This saw the 20-year-old fall just 796m short of Wiggins's 54.526km record set at the Lee Valley Velodrome back in 2015. In an interview with Zipp wheels , sponsor of Berg's Hagens Berman Axeon trade team, he confirmed he will take a 'practice run' at the record in June before setting an official date for the attempt after the UCI World Championships in Yorkshire this September. 'I know I’m going to do a practice attempt in June, and then from ...
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