1. New World Record and Previous (Before Michael's Event) Record

  2. Michael's Final Statistics (Distance each hour, Total Distance, Average Speed)

  3. Photos of Michael in Action

  4. Michael's Major Cycling Related Achievements

  5. Michael's Equipment

  6. Sponsors

  7. Support Staff

  8. Send Michael E-Mail to Congratulate him on his New World Record!

  9. Ultramarathon Cycling News

  10. Graph of Michael's Performance

  11. NEW! - Michael's 'The Guy On The Bike' Website

24 hrs: 532.74 miles*

The previous world record for distance traveled on a track while cycling unpaced over a 24 hour period was set at 530.41 miles - an average of 22.1 m.p.h. - by Rod Evans (who surpassed Michael Secrest's old world record of 516 miles) in Sydney, Australia in May of 1994.


Bicycle:  GT - GT Bicycles

Wheels: Aerospoke - Aerospoke Corporation

Components:  Shimano

Fuel:  Ensure Plus

Heart Rate Monitor:  Polar Vantage XL

- Carbon fiber 5-spoked racing wheels; cash bonus

- Exercise Physiologist/Logistical Statistician

  1. Lee Frantz - Chief Mechanic - Assenmacher's Cycling Center - Flint, MI

  2. Frank J. Fedel - Physiology/Biomechanics Researcher - Henry Ford Hospital/Fedel Performance, Inc. - Detroit, MI

  3. Jon B. Lash - Photographer/Public Relations - Hermosa Beach, CA

  4. Ron Schlis - Crew Chief - Flint, MI

  5. Deb Schlis - Support Crew - Flint, MI

  6. Micheal Varbaek - Support

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