And the hour shuts up

Jens Voigt smashes the Hour Record by 1,410 meters at the Vélodrome Suisse in Grenchen. The recently-retired German, who turned 43 on Wednesday, covered 51.110 kilometers (31.76 miles-205 laps) in one hour. The previous record was 49.700 km (30.88 miles) set by Ondřej Sosenka of the Czech Republic in 2005 in Moscow.
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Jens Voigt will attack the Hour Record on September 18

Recently retired Jens Voigt will attack the Hour Record on September 18, announced Trek Factory Racing team. He will attempt to break Ondřej Sosenka’s 49.7 kilometer mark, which was set in 2005. The attempt will happen in the Vélodrome Suisse in Grenchen.
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Jens Voigt borrows a child’s size bike after crashing his own, Tour de France 2010

Today’s historic photo of the day is about one of the most iconic figures of cycling history – Jens Voigt. When he was riding for Saxo Bank team, he participated to the Tour de France 2010 edition as a domestique to his leaders, the Schleck brothers.
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Trek and Bontrager delivered a new bike, new shoes, new clothes to Jens Voigt – for his farewell

The 2014 USA Pro Challenge will take place between August 18-24, and it will be Jens Voigt‘s farewell tour. His team’s sponsors Trek and Bontrager gave him a bike, a new helmet, and a new pair of shoes – all are chrome-colored!
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