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Cyclist breaks 75,000 mile bike record before turning 76

Riding his bike after turning 75 year old, in this photo, cyclist, Kurt Searvogel’s rode 230.73 miles the first day of his quest to beat a 75,000 mile world record held in place since 1939. Last Monday, before turning 76, Kurt while ridding his bike through the  Natchez Trace Parkway in Mississippi (video) broke the HAM’R (Highest Annual Mileage Record) with 76,066. miles ridden over the past year. (souce Alicia Searvogel)

Read more in an MPR interview about Tommy Godwin’s 1939  legendary feat and how after 76 years Kurt Searvogel pedaled past that mark.

See more about visiting Ridgeland, MS. and riding the Natchez Trace Parkway.


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