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New 100 mile unicycle world record!

Congratulations to Sam Wakeling (UK), we have a new 100 mile world record!

Sam unicycled 100 miles in 6hrs 18min 13s at the Croft Circuit race track, in Darlington, UK.  The previous record  of 6hrs 44min 22s was set in 1987 by Takayuki Koike (Japan).

Read about Sam’s world record attempt here: http://100.samwakeling.com/ and on the unicyclist.com forums

Sam rode a geared Schlumpf 36″ Unicycle with 145mm cranks.

Roger Davies was making a simultaneous 100 mile record attempt at the same circuit, on an ungeared 36″ unicycle.  Unfortunately, after being ahead of the previous record mark, Roger had to abandon his attempt.  Hopefully we’ll see another ungeared record attempt from Roger in future!

Please support their charity, Water Aid.  They have raised over £500 so far.

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