Jack Bobridge breaks World Record

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Jack Bobridge breaks World Record

Postby Allkai » Wed Feb 02, 2011 4:20 pm

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/bobridge-breaks-boardmans-record

Australia's Jack Bobridge has broken Chris Boardman's 4000m individual pursuit world record of 4:11.114 today on Sydney's Dunc Gray Velodrome at the nation's elite track championships.

Bobridge had previously held the fastest 'non-superman' individual pursuit time - set during last year's Australian National Track Championships - but after stopping the clock at 4.10.534 this afternoon he now holds the fastest mark ever.



Thats quick! :shock:
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Re: Jack Bobridge breaks World Record

Postby jules21 » Wed Feb 02, 2011 4:27 pm

he's going to win some races that guy
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Re: Jack Bobridge breaks World Record

Postby bosvit » Wed Feb 02, 2011 4:35 pm

Do you reckon Chris Boardman is Jacked off now...... :?:
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Re: Jack Bobridge breaks World Record

Postby philip » Wed Feb 02, 2011 4:39 pm

That's huge

What amazes me is that he can do rides like that on the track which I would have thought would be a rather specialised, but can also pull out road rides like he did at the aussie road champs. Crazy stuff!
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Re: Jack Bobridge breaks World Record

Postby sogood » Wed Feb 02, 2011 5:22 pm

He has the genes! 8)
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Re: Jack Bobridge breaks World Record

Postby Alex Simmons/RST » Wed Feb 02, 2011 6:23 pm

bosvit wrote:Do you reckon Chris Boardman is Jacked off now...... :?:

I doubt it.
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Jack Bobridge breaks World Record

Postby nutsack » Wed Feb 02, 2011 9:09 pm

bosvit wrote:Do you reckon Chris Boardman is Jacked off now...... :?:


Doesnt sound like it

https://twitter.com/chris_boardman/stat ... 2339742720
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Re: Jack Bobridge breaks World Record

Postby Chuck » Wed Feb 02, 2011 9:23 pm

8) 8)

:D

He'll wear a leaders jersey or two early in GT's.
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Re: Jack Bobridge breaks World Record

Postby Grant. W » Wed Feb 02, 2011 9:44 pm

Chuck wrote:8) 8)

:D

He'll wear a leaders jersey or two early in GT's.


Hey Chucky,
yes he was on the track, he still averaged 12km/h average faster than Brodie's speed on Sunday :shock: over nearly the same distance......

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Jack Bobridge breaks World Record

Postby Redbull » Wed Feb 02, 2011 9:50 pm

One day races look right up his alley. Especially some of the 'ardman ones.
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Re: Jack Bobridge breaks World Record

Postby MichaelB » Thu Feb 03, 2011 8:01 am

And when you think this was after a sterling effort at the TdU including a solid crash on the penultimate day, what a champion.

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Re: Jack Bobridge breaks World Record

Postby TrackPete » Thu Feb 03, 2011 8:21 am

Seriously impressive. Wish there were more then 50 people there watching.
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Re: Jack Bobridge breaks World Record

Postby itsaghostcar » Thu Feb 03, 2011 8:22 am

nutsack wrote:
bosvit wrote:Do you reckon Chris Boardman is Jacked off now...... :?:


Doesnt sound like it

https://twitter.com/chris_boardman/stat ... 2339742720

maybe he changed his mind?
http://www.smh.com.au/sport/cycling/former-holder-talks-down-bobridge-world-record-20110203-1ae8j.html

Brit Boardman said once the event was removed from the 2012 Olympic programme, so did the interest of British cyclists in it

"His time is quite amazing. A lot of people never thought it would happen," he told the BBC.

"But if it was an Olympic discipline, we would have (two-time Olympic champion in the event) Bradley Wiggins, Geraint Thomas and some other young lads focusing on this.

"As soon as it was taken out of the Olympics, our national team - very much Olympic-focused - absolutely stopped thinking about it completely.

"That competition ended.

"The Australians still hold it in high esteem, which is nice to see, and they've stuck with it.

"But the term that's been used for the British in the past is 'passionately ruthless' - our performance programme is funded to chase Olympic gold medals, period.

"If this doesn't count then why am I expending energy on it?

"It's a nice-to-have but ultimately it isn't the job."
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Re: Jack Bobridge breaks World Record

Postby jules21 » Thu Feb 03, 2011 8:50 am

boardman is right. in the end, bobridge will eventually be judged by what he wins on the ProTour. channel 10 or whoever broadcasts will engage in the usual ratings chasing hyperbole and convince the great unwashed that olympic track gold is the pinnacle of elite cycling, and most aussies will lap it up, but it isn't true.
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Re: Jack Bobridge breaks World Record

Postby JV911 » Thu Feb 03, 2011 8:52 am

OH YEAH!!! :mrgreen:

Allkai wrote:Sydney's Dunc Gray Velodrome at the nation's elite track championships.


Dunc gray gets such good coverage...i didnt even know hte event was on!!!

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Re: Jack Bobridge breaks World Record

Postby ni78ck » Thu Feb 03, 2011 12:15 pm

i got is autograph at the TDU :D
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Re: Jack Bobridge breaks World Record

Postby AUbicycles » Fri Feb 04, 2011 7:50 am

Fair enough reply by Boardman, Bobridge has been proving himself on the track and road. Based on his performance to date we can expect good things!
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