The Boris bikers take on the Hour Record (video)

Rob Holden, who conquered Mount Washington and Mont Ventoux within the cycle hire scheme parameters of New York and London, made his Hour attempt a week before Sir Bradley Wiggins

Rob Holden during his Hour Record attempt (Photo: YouTube / Airspace Media)

In October 2013, Rob Holden hired a Boris bike, took it to France, scaled Mont Ventoux and returned it to a South London docking station within 24 hours.

Not content with that, last summer he and his team - logistics man Matt Winstone and Ian Laurie behind the camera - then flew to New York, took a Citibike 400 miles to New Hampshire's Mount Washington, went up that, brought it back and flew back to London, all in a day and a half.

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