Strava ‘heat map’ shows the routes Steve Abraham took during his Highest Annual Mileage Record attempt
– Additional reporting by Max Leonard; Photos by George Marshall/Strava Steve Abraham Credit: George Marshall / Strava A map of all of the rides Steve Abraham did during his cycling Highest Annual Mileage Record attempt has been produced courtesy of cyclists’ social network Strava . Newly-released photos taken by George Marshall also give an insight into Abraham’s genuinely epic endeavour.
The amazing ‘heat map’ of Abraham’s rides shows that he rode in pretty much every corner of England and Wales, and how frequently he visited certain areas. From the tip of Cornwall, to Snowdonia, to the Lake District and countless times around the Midlands.
Steve Abraham travelled all around the UK during his record attempt
Abraham decided to draw his record attempt to a close on January 21 after failing to hit his mileage target.
Originally, he was aiming to beat the long-standing 1939 record set by fellow British rider Tommy Godwin of 75,065 miles, but a new mark was set in early January by American Kurt Searvogel of 76,076 miles.
“I had a schedule to ride to, to get the record, and I’m just not doing enough,” […]