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RIT student attempts ‘longest motorized bicycle journey’ for Guinness World Record

Troy Rank,graduate student of The Rochester Institute of Technology spent the month of August on his electric bicycle, riding 25 miles per hour, logging 150 to 200 miles a day, in an attempt to beat the Guinness World Record for “longest motorized bicycle journey.”

During his round trip from his hometown in Walworth N.Y., to Boulder Colo., and back—Rank logged in 4,400 miles in 30 days, breaking the previous 4,200-mile record accomplished in several months’ time.

He is completing an MS degree in entrepreneurship at Saunders College of Business, said the entire travel cost for electricity was, believe it or not, just under $20. Full Story.

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