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The Year: Reawakening the Legend of Cycling's Hardest Endurance Record

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In 1939 British cyclist Tommy Godwin cycled 75,065 miles in a single year. Think about that for a second: that's an average of over 200 miles each day. And it's a mark that still stands after almost eighty years. In The Year, Dave Barter resurrects the legend of the year record - a challenge nearly as old as bicycles themselves - and the cyclists who pushed themselves to establish and break it. Barter uncovers the stories behind these riders who would routinely cycle over a hundred miles a day in the race to set new records ...

The Year: Reawakening the Legend of Cycling's Hardest Endurance Record 2015, Vertebrate Publishing, Sheffield

ISBN-13: 9781910240434

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