New World Record and Previous (Before Michael's Event) Record
Michael's Final Statistics (Distance each hour, Total Distance, Average Speed)
Photos of Michael in Action
Michael's Major Cycling Related Achievements
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Ultramarathon Cycling News
Graph of Michael's Performance
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.
World Record - 24 hours unpaced cycling - 532.74 miles* (Oct. 23-24, 1996) - *This also surpasses the record for indoor track miles
World Record - 12 hours unpaced cycling - outdoor track - 278.1 miles (Oct. 23, 1996)
World Record - 200-miles unpaced cycling - outdoor track - 8:30:52 (Oct. 23, 1996)
World Record - Crossing United States Solo on Bicycle - 2,916 miles in 7 days, 23 hours and 16 minutes
RAAM (Race Across America) Winner 1987
World 24 Hour Cycling Championships - New UMCA Records:
12 Hour Road - 264 Miles
24 Hour Road - 503.2 Miles
6 time RAAM Participant
Bicycle: GT - GT Bicycles
Wheels: Aerospoke - Aerospoke Corporation
Fuel: Ensure Plus
Heart Rate Monitor: Polar Vantage XL
- Carbon fiber 5-spoked racing wheels; cash bonus
- Exercise Physiologist/Logistical Statistician
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Deb Schlis - Support Crew - Flint, MI
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