Inside Colby Pearce’s World Record Hour Attempt

Colby Pearce, US Track Olympic athlete, join us to share what he knows about attempting the hour record on the track. This is an inside look at the training he did, the difficulties of selecting gears, and training on a track that was different from the one where he set the record, and how he managed the pain. Pearce set the master’s 45-49 world record with a scorching 50.245 kilometer effort after this was recorded.

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In episode 58, we talked with Colby Pearce about what it takes to make an attempt at the hour record on the track. Not long after, Pearce set the master’s 45-49 world record with a scorching 50.245 kilometer effort. For this special episode, we caught up with him to discuss his successful attempt, the training he did, the difficulties of selecting gears and training on a track that was different from the one where he set the record, and how he managed the pain.

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Colby Pearce: Hour record specialist, elite coach, and bike fitter

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