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much as like to make fun of the brightly colored superheroes who drive
their bikes to Cleveland park to ride laps, this makes them look half
"Ill. man reclaims stationary bike world record"
"A suburban Chicago man has reclaimed the Guinness world record for time spent on a stationary bicycle.
Hood's time isn't official yet, but organizers say he spent about 177
hours over eight days riding a spinning bike at a suburban YMCA.
He rode the equivalent of 2,016 miles, burned more than 46,000 calories and never slept for more than 12 minutes at a time."
Astute readers will note that he never left the YMCA.
Here's the really odd part - this is becoming competetive!
had held the record until last summer after spending 111 hours, 11
minutes and 11 seconds on a bike. That record was broken by another
cyclist from Tasmania."
The guy in Tasmania has an excuse
- ya can't ride outside with all those brown whirring big-mouthed
critters buzzing around. But there's got to be better
recreational options in Chicagoland.
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