Joscelin Lowden sets unofficial Hour Record in training

HALDEN NORWAY AUGUST 24 Joscelin Lowden of The United Kingdon and Team Drops during the 6th Ladies Tour of Norway 2019 Stage 3 a 125km from Mysen to Askim 108m LTourOfNorway LToN UCIWWT on August 24 2019 in Halden Norway Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images
Lowden in action at the 2019 Ladies Tour of Norway (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Drops rider Joscelin Lowden has set a new – albeit unofficial – UCI World Hour Record. The 33-year-old Briton was reported to have set a new benchmark by her personal coach and Eolo-Kometa directeur sportif Sean Yates.

Lowden rode a claimed 48.160 kilometres during her effort in a training simulation at Manchester Velodrome, according to a Tweet by Ribble Weldtite rider Dan Bigham.

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