Thomas Dekker to take on Hour Record in Mexico this month

UCI confirms Dutchman's attempt scheduled for February 25 in Aguascalientes, Mexico

Thomas Dekker during Stage 2 of the 2014 Tirreno Adriatico

(Image credit: Watson)

Thomas Dekker will make his attempt at the Hour Record at the Aguascalientes Bicentenary Velodrome, Mexico later this month, the UCI confirmed on Friday.

Dekker will be the third man to make an attempt at the prestigious endurance record this year, with Jack Bobridge failing to beat Matthias Brändle's record of 51.852km in late January, while his compatriot Rohan Dennis will make his attempt this coming Sunday (February 8).

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