Chris Boardman 1996 Hour Record Eddy Merckx Bike
The hour record was attempted by numerous athletes, The 90's saw numerous attempts and many times the record changed hands with each attempt. Britain's Chris Boardman was a successful time trialist on the road and track and made multiple attempts and was successful three times. His second record was won in the now banned Superman style pioneered by Graeme Obree. Chris not only showed great power and strength tin his legs to etch his name into the record books, but the position on the bike was very difficult to maintain over the 60 minute race of truth.