Kajsa Tylen: Cyclist breaks Billie Fleming's 77-year-old record

Kajsa Tylen: Cyclist breaks Billie Fleming's 77-year-old record
 

A cyclist who set out to pedal 50,000 km (31,068 miles) in one year has broken a 77-year-old long distance cycling record.
Kajsa Tylen, 38, from Nottingham, began the quest to beat Billie Fleming's 1938 achievement on New Year's Day.
Fleming cycled 47,642 km (29,604 miles) to motivate others in to adopting a healthy lifestyle.
Ms Tylen has been flanked during her journey by mother Tina Tylen, who travelled as back-up with a caravan.
She said she was "excited" about passing the distance but will continue her challenge until 11 December.
She passed Fleming's distance on Thursday.
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25 November 2016 in Regional, Views: 35
Source: BBC
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