Steve Abraham in collision with moped during world mileage record ride

Fractured ankle and a plaster cast for long-distance cyclist Steve Abraham after incident in Somerset on Sunday

Steve Abraham

(Image credit: Steve Abraham, Facebook)

Cycling mileage world record hopeful Steve Abraham received a setback to his attempt on Sunday after being involved in a collision with a moped in Somerset resulting in a fractured ankle.

After initially remounting his bike and carrying on, Abraham decided to call it a day in Wellington having started his ride at 6.16am in Exeter, Devon. It was only after a hospital visit that the extent of Abraham's injury was revealed: two fractured bones in his ankle.

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