Amanda Coker breaks women's highest annual cycling mileage record - in 130 days

American cyclist Amanda Coker surpasses Billie Fleming's 1938 record of 29,603.7 miles ridden in a year

Amanda Coker

(Image credit: Amanda Coker/Facebook)

Billie Fleming's 1938 world record for the highest number of miles cycled in a year was broken on Wednesday, as American cyclist Amanda Coker surpassed Fleming's mark.

Coker started her attempt on May 15 2016 and after 130 days of riding set an unconfirmed record of 29,774 miles - bettering Fleming's long-standing record of 29,603.7 miles.

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