Rhône (department) FRA http://roadskater.net/taxonomy/term/4785/0 en Centenarian Completes Metric Century, Sets Record on Velodrome, 300 Laps, 14.4 Miles per Hour Average http://roadskater.net/centenarian-completes-metric-century-sets-record-velodrome-300-laps-14-4-miles-hour-average <p>Well just in case we needed to be inspired (or depressed?), a guy over 100 years old skated his age in km at a velodrome in Lyon, France in just over four hours and seventeen minutes. This is good stuff! This is good news for a rainy afternoon with no outdoor skating likely on this day, with a2a.net 87 miles of skating less than 9 days away. I'll be slower than the oldest people out there, I'm sure! Some of those dudes are fast! But I am looking forward to it. My Forerunner 305, however, is showing signs of not wanting to be awake that long at one stretch. A fix, hopefully, is on next week's agenda.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;usg=AFQjCNG5e_afOWToQlNlNbXaweZIayT4Vw&amp;url=http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/sns-rt-us-france-cyclistbre88r171-20120928,0,272460.story">French centenarian wins 100 km cycling challenge - Chicago Tribune</a> -</p> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Tete d’Or (Georges Prévéral) Velodrome</span> <span class="locality">Lyon</span> <div class="country-name">France</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="45.782265">45° 46' 56.154" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="4.855629">4° 51' 20.2644" E</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.fr/?q=%2C+Lyon%2C+%2C+fr" target="_blank">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://roadskater.net/centenarian-completes-metric-century-sets-record-velodrome-300-laps-14-4-miles-hour-average" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://roadskater.net/centenarian-completes-metric-century-sets-record-velodrome-300-laps-14-4-miles-hour-average#comments Roadskater.net 2012 2000s 2010s age group records closed course cycling Earth France (FRA) individual time trials Lyon FRA Rhône (department) FRA Rhône-Alpes (region) FRA speed records Tete d’Or (Georges Prévéral) Velodrome time trials track cycling velodromes Europe http://roadskater.net/crss/node/1451 45.782265 4.855629 Fri, 28 Sep 2012 23:32:23 +0000 roadskater 1451 at http://roadskater.net