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. Voigt said after […]

Shut up Hour!

Trek has revealed the bike which Jens Voigt will use his Hour Record attempt on September 18. The Trek Speed Concept 9 series bike has Shimano Dura-Ace drivetrain and full disc wheels. It is a modified version of Trek’s standard time trial machine, which Trek Factory Racing team using in the road races. The biggest […]

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. The hour record for bicycles is the record for the longest distance cycled in one […]

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 in the Tour de France 2010 edition as a domestique to his leaders, the Schleck brothers. After completing his domestique duties on the mountainous stage […]

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!

Photo of the day: “Shut up legs” (USA Pro Cycling Challenge 2013)

Today’s photo of the day is coming from the USA Pro Cycling Challenge 2013 stage 6. The fans of Jens Voigt are really colorful: they opened a banner on the side of the road which reads “Shut up legs”, the famous quote by the popular German cyclist.

The amazing Jens Voigt wins Tour of California 2013 Stage 5

Jens Voigt, the 41-year-old (nearly 42) German rider of RadioShack-Leopard won Amgen Tour of California 2013 Stage 5, after a solo attack just over five kilometers from the finish of the stage to Avila Beach. Yesterdays’ winner Tyler Farrar (Garmin-Sharp) won the sprint in the main bunch and finished in second. Thor Hushovd (BMC Racing […]