Irish rider destroys Alberto Contador’s Everesting record by 20 minutes

The record race continues, but can a rider go faster than seven hours?

The Everesting record race continues at its blistering pace as an Irish rider has destroyed the time set by retired Grand Tour star Alberto Contador.

Ronan McLaughlin, a former An Post-Chain Reaction rider who represented Ireland at the 2012 World Championships, knocked more than 20 minutes off Contador’s already phenomenal time as the record now sits at just above seven hours.

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