Great Big Story: Riding 170 mph...On a Bicycle

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Denise Mueller-Korenek
Denise Mueller-Korenek

170 mph on a bicycle? Is this woman nuts? Nope! Denise Mueller-Korenek shattered the world record for the fastest bicycle ride of all time!

I remember reading about this story in a book called Maximum Overload for Cyclists. To reach 183.9 mph, Denise had to be capable of applying an insane amount of power to the pedals and keep it going for a good amount of time. The strength training outline in the book was a big factor to her success. 

Watch the video on Great Big Story

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