Austrian cyclists have developed a taste for setting the Perth to Sydney world record for cycling. In 1998 Wolfgang Fasching completed the journey in 7 days and 19 hours, then Gerhard Gulewicz shaved 11 hours off that time in 2007. This year during the hot summer month of January, the accomplished Race Across America rider, Christoph Strasser smashed the previous record and rode 3,950km in 6 days, 10 hours and 58 minutes with less than 6 hours sleep. Giving-up was not an option. Christoph Strasser’s career as an ultra cyclist includes a host of accomplishments such as three Race Across America […]
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