NEWS: OCBC CYCLE 2016 LAUNCH

NEWS: OCBC CYCLE 2016 LAUNCH

Alan Grant enters the Singapore Book of Records

for the Longest Distance Covered On A Stationary Bike

in 6 Hours at OCBC Cycle 2016 Event Launch

 

[Cycling club Specialized Mavericks emerged as champions in a separate team challenge to clock the furthest mileage on a stationary bike within 24 hours at the 24-hour OCBC Cycle 2016 event launch held at orchardgateway.]

 

With a distance of 217.2km, cycling enthusiast Alan Grant smashed the current Singapore Book of Records for the longest distance covered on a stationary bike in 6 hours by a male, which was previously set by Zeng Yukai in June 2008. The previous record was 142.4km.

 

[Alan Grant holding his certificate for the Singapore Book of Records Longest Distance Covered On A Stationary Bike in 6 Hours(Men), after successfully smashing the previous record with a distance of 217.2km at the 24-hour OCBC Cycle 2016 event launch held at orchardgateway.]

 

WHAT HAPPENED AT THE LAUNCH OF THE OCBC 24-HOUR ON SITE REGISTRATION

The record-breaking feat was held in conjunction with the launch of the 24-hour on-site registration for OCBC Cycle 2016 held at orchardgateway from 12.00pm on 15 April to 12.00pm on 16 April.

In a separate team challenge to clock the furthest mileage on a stationary bike within 24 hours, cycling club Specialized Mavericks proved their worth and emerged victorious with 864.9km clocked. Trailing closely behind them was the team from New Moon, who rode a total distance of 858km. One of Singapore’s oldest cycling teams – Geylang Cycling Club – managed a distance of 810.9km, while the OCBC Bank team clocked 785.6km. The 24-hour challenge was not an official record-setting event.

OCBC Cycle 2016, the nation’s largest cycling event, will take place on 1 and 2 October this year. Online registration will start from 18 April at 10.00am. Visit www.ocbccycle.com for more information.

 

[The participating teams of the 6-hour and 24-hour challenge get together for a group photo at the conclusion of the 24-hour OCBC Cycle 2016 event launch held at orchardgateway.]

 

All information and photos by OCBC Cycle

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