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MEN’S and WOMEN’s TOP 100 HOUR RECORD PERFORMANCES

(UCI Track Bikes) (No Tandems or recumbent marks included) as of June 8, 2015

| # | Miles | KM | Rider | NAT | Category | Type | Year | Location | Elevation | Comments |

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| 1 | 35.030 | 56.375 | Chris Boardman | GBR | Men’s | Absolute | 1996 | Manchester | sea-level | UCI Absolute record, last Hour record before unlimited aerodynamic and extreme body positions disallowed |
| 2 | 34.356 | 55.291 | Tony Rominger | SUI | Men’s | Absolute | 1994 | Bordeaux | sea-level | UCI Absolute record, set two weeks after his first record |
| 3 | 33.881 | 54.526 | Bradley Wiggins | GBR | Men’s | Unified | 2015 | London | sea-level | UCI Unified record, Tour de France winner | http://velonews.competitor.com/2015/06/news/bradley-wiggins-sets-hour-record-in-london_372856 |
| 4 | 33.450 | 53.832 | Tony Rominger | SUI | Men’s | Absolute | 1994 | Bordeaux | sea-level | UCI Absolute record, by Swiss TT specialist |
| 5 | 32.957 | 53.040 | Miquel Indurain | ESP | Men’s | Absolute | 1994 | Bordeaux | sea-level | UCI Absolute record, after winning 4 of 5 consecutive Tour de France’s, broke Obree’s mark |
| 6 | 32.893 | 52.937 | Alex Dowsett | GBR | Men’s | Unified | 2015 | Manchester | sea-level | UCI Unified record, 4th under new rules, gained one spot on all time list, passing Graeme Obree, beat Rohan Dennis mark, original attempt postponed due to Dowsett crash injury |
| 7 | 32.754 | 52.713 | Graeme Obree | SCO | Men’s | Absolute | 1994 | Bordeaux | sea-level | UCI Absolute record, regained hour record from Boardman |
| 8 | 32.616 | 52.491 | Rohan Dennis | AUS | Men’s | Unified | 2015 | Grenchen | low-altitude | UCI Unified record, 3rd set since rule change, broke Brändle’s mark, Australia National record |
| 9 | 32.601 | 52.466 | Nico Edmonds | BEL | Men’s | Absolute | 1995 | Bordeaux | sea-level | 5th best ever when set, 3 weeks after 1st attempt, Tour de France pro |
| 10 | 32.479 | 52.270 | Chris Boardman | GBR | Men’s | Absolute | 1993 | Bordeaux | sea-level | UCI Absolute record, 6 days after Obree broke Moser record |
| 11 | 32.449 | 52.221 | Thomas Dekker | NED | Men’s | Unified | 2015 | Aquascalientes | high-altitude | 5th UCI Unified Hour record attempt, Netherlands National record, High-altitude record (broke Moser’s mark) |
| 12 | 32.219 | 51.852 | Matthias Brändle | AUT | Men’s | Unified | 2014 | Aigle | low-altitude | UCI Unified record, broke Jens Voigt mark |
| 13 | 32.212 | 51.840 | Francesco Moser | ITA | Men’s | Absolute | 1994 | Mexico City | high-altitude | UCI Veteran’s record, using Obree position, 10 years after his more famous 1984 record, High Altitude Record |
| 14 | 32.188 | 51.801 | Nico Edmonds | BEL | Men’s | Absolute | 1995 | Bordeaux | sea-level | Personal best, Tour de France pro |
| 15 | 32.060 | 51.596 | Graeme Obree | SCO | Men’s | Absolute | 1993 | Hamar | sea-level | UCI Absolute record, broke Moser’s record, his 2nd ride in 24 hours |
| 16 | 32.004 | 51.505 | Norm Alvis | USA | Men’s | Absolute | 1997 | Colorado Springs | high-altitude | USA National Absolute record, broke Pearce’s mark |
| 17 | 31.876 | 51.300 | Jack Bobridge | AUS | Men’s | Unified | 2015 | Melbourne | sea-level | Australia National record, 3rd best Unified mark, 581 meters short of Brandle’s mark |
| 18 | 31.861 | 51.275 | Graeme Obree | SCO | Men’s | Absolute | 1993 | Hamar | sea-level | Unofficial Personal best and World Record, one week before officially breaking World Record. May have been 51.525 km (+1 lap) ref: Race Against Time book |
| 19 | 31.784 | 51.151 | Francesco Moser | ITA | Men’s | Absolute | 1984 | Mexico City | high-altitude | UCI Absolute record, set 4 days after first breaking Merckx’s record |
| 20 | 31.758 | 51.110 | Jens Voigt | GER | Men’s | Unified | 2014 | Grenchen | low-altitude | UCI Unified record, broke Sosenka’s mark, German National Record |
| 21 | 31.571 | 50.808 | Francesco Moser | ITA | Men’s | Absolute | 1984 | Mexico City | high-altitude | UCI Absolute record, broke Merckx’s mark |
| 22 | 31.497 | 50.689 | Graeme Obree | SCO | Men’s | Absolute | 1993 | Hamar | sea-level | Low altitude Amateur record, rode 24 hours later to beat Moser record |
| 23 | 31.469 | 50.644 | Francesco Moser | ITA | Men’s | Absolute | 1988 | Stuttgart | low-altitude | Indoor record |
| 24 | 31.209 | 50.226 | Lee Vertongen | NZE | Men’s | Absolute | 1997 | Wanganui | sea-level | New Zealand record 29 January 1997, also best ever outdoor at sea-level, trained with Graeme Obree |
| 25 | 31.196 | 50.205 | Giovanni Sanna | ITA | Men’s | Absolute | 1994 | Mexico City | high-altitude | Moser training partner, 4th category amateur cyclist, using Obree style tuck Moser bike before Moser attempt |
| 26 | 31.187 | 50.191 | Colby Pearce | USA | Men’s | Absolute | 1995 | Colorado Springs | high-altitude | USA National Absolute record, broke Frey’s mark |
| 27 | 31.100 | 50.052 | Bradley McGee | AUS | Men’s | Absolute | 1997 | Adelaide | sea-level | Australia National record |
| 28 | 31.078 | 50.016 | Gustav Larrson | SWE | Men’s | Unified | 2015 | Manchester | sea-level | attempt at Unified Hour record, Sweden National Record |
| 29 | 31.031 | 49.947 | John Frey | USA | Men’s | Absolute | 1991 | Colorado Springs | high-altitude | USA National record, UCI Amateur record, set 20 km record en route, America’s greatest time trialist |
| 30 | 30.948 | 49.806 | Colby Pearce | USA | Men’s | Unified | 2013 | Colorado Springs | high-altitude | Technically a Unified World record before rule change but not retroactively recognized, USA Age 40-44 record, 2nd best lifetime mark |
| 31 | 30.945 | 49.802 | Francesco Moser | ITA | Men’s | Absolute | 1986 | Milan | sea-level | UCI Professional Open air track, low altitude record |
| 32 | 30.882 | 49.700 | Ondrej Sosenka | CZE | Men’s | Classic | 2005 | Moscow | low-altitude | UCI Athlete’s hour record, broke Boardman’s mark, later qualified as first Unified record |
| 33 | 30.865 | 49.672 | Viatcheslav Ekimov | RUS | Men’s | Absolute | 1986 | Moscow | low-altitude | UCI Amateur Indoor record |
| 34 | 30.721 | 49.441 | Chris Boardman | GBR | Men’s | Classic | 2000 | Manchester | sea-level | UCI Athlete’s record, only 10 meters further than Merckx |
| 35 | 30.715 | 49.431 | Eddy Merckx | BEL | Men’s | Classic | 1972 | Mexico City | high-altitude | UCI Absolute record, later renamed UCI Athlete’s record, arguably the most famous Hour record by the greatest cyclist ever |
| 36 | 30.701 | 49.408 | Francois Lamiraud | FRA | Men’s | Unified | 2015 | Roubaix | sea-level | French National record, Stab velodrome |
| 37 | 30.684 | 49.381 | Graeme Obree | SCO | Men’s | Absolute | 1993 | London Herne Hill | sea-level | UK hour record, unofficial sea-level, amateur record, 1st use of tuck position, 50 meters short of Eddy Merckx’s record |
| 38 | 30.671 | 49.361 | Kent Bostick | USA | Men’s | Absolute | 1999 | Manchester | sea-level | UCI Masters Age 45-49 record |
| 39 | 30.619 | 49.276 | Dominique Chignoli | FRA | Men’s | Absolute | 1993 | Colorado Springs | high-altitude | French National record |
| 40 | 30.231 | 48.653 | Ole Ritter | DEN | Men’s | Classic | 1968 | Mexico City | high-altitude | UCI Absolute record, first high-altitude mark, first over 30 mph, broken by Merckx |
| 41 | 30.222 | 48.637 | Francesco Moser | ITA | Men’s | Absolute | 1987 | Moscow | low-altitude | UCI Professional indoor track record |
| 42 | 30.164 | 48.544 | Francesco Moser | ITA | Men’s | Absolute | 1986 | Milan | sea-level | UCI Professional Open air track, low altitude record |
| 43 | 30.104 | 48.448 | Viatcheslav Ekimov | RUS | Men’s | Classic | 1985 | Moscow? | low-altitude | UCI Amateur record |
| 44 | 30.081 | 48.411 | Jayson Austin | AUS | Men’s | Unified | 2013 | Sydney | sea-level | World Masters Age 40-44 record, age 43, broke Steven’s record |
| 45 | 30.021 | 48.315 | Jayson Austin | AUS | Men’s | Absolute | 2009 | Sydney | sea-level | World Masters Age 35-39 record, age 39 |
| 46 | 29.997 | 48.275 | Nick Bensley | AUS | Men’s | Unified | 2015 | Melbourne | sea-level | Personal Best, unofficial Masters 30-34 record, Amateur attempt |
| 47 | 29.950 | 48.200 | Hans Henrik Oersted | DEN | Men’s | Classic | 1979 | Mexico City | high-altitude | UCI Amateurs High-Altitude record |
| 48 | 29.925 | 48.159 | Jeannie Longo | FRA | Women’s | Absolute | 1996 | Mexico City | high-altitude | UCI Absolute record – Women’s, last Hour record before unlimited aerodynamic and extreme body positions disallowed |
| 49 | 29.916 | 48.145 | Hans Henrik Oersted | DEN | Men’s | Classic | 1985 | Bassano | sea-level | UCI Professionals Low-Altitude record |
| 50 | 29.884 | 48.093 | Ferdinand Bracke | BEL | Men’s | Classic | 1967 | Rome | sea-level | UCI Absolute record, sea-level |
| 51 | 29.801 | 47.960 | Charles McCulloch | GBR | Men’s | Unified | 2012 | Manchester | sea-level | UCI Masters Age 50-54 record, age 51 |
| 52 | 29.679 | 47.764 | Curtis Gunn | USA | Men’s | Absolute | 2004 | Carson | sea-level | USA Age 30-34 record |
| 53 | 29.571 | 47.590 | Ed Veal | CAN | Men’s | Unified | 2015 | Milton | low-altitude | Canadian National record |
| 54 | 29.536 | 47.533 | E.M. Rodriguez | COL | Men’s | Classic | 1970 | Mexico City | high-altitude | UCI Amateurs High-Altitude record |
| 55 | 29.524 | 47.514 | Mogens Frey | DEN | Men’s | Classic | 1969 | Mexico City | high-altitude | UCI Amateurs High-Altitude record |
| 56 | 29.460 | 47.411 | Yvonne McGregor | UK | Women’s | Absolute | 1995 | Manchester | sea-level | UCI Absolute record – Women’s sea-level indoor record, broke Marsal’s mark |
| 57 | 29.460 | 47.347 | Roger Riviere | FRA | Men’s | Classic | 1959 | Milan | sea-level | UCI Hour record |
| 58 | 29.345 | 47.227 | Dave Stevens | AUS | Men’s | Absolute | 1987 | Lauceston | sea-level | UCI Professionals Indoor track, UCI Masters Age 40-44 record |
| 59 | 29.274 | 47.112 | Catherine Marsal | FRA | Women’s | Absolute | 1995 | Bordeaux | sea-level | UCI Absolute record – Women’s, broke Longo’s mark |
| 60 | 29.262 | 47.093 | Jean Nuttli | SUI | Men’s | Classic | 2002 | unknown? | unknown? | Personal best, attempt at Classic record |
| 61 | 29.251 | 47.076 | Koen de Koker | BEL | Men’s | Absolute | 1996 | Manchester | sea-level | pro rider, after 10 months of no riding or training |
| 62 | 29.177 | 46.956 | Radames Trevino | MEX | Men’s | Classic | 1969 | Mexico City | high-altitude | UCI Amateur high-altitude record |
| 63 | 29.157 | 46.923 | Roger Riviere | FRA | Men’s | Classic | 1957 | Milan | sea-level | UCI Hour record |
| 64 | 29.109 | 46.847 | S Alder | RFA | Men’s | Classic | 1968 | Zurich | low-altitude | UCI Professional indoor track record |
| 65 | 29.092 | 46.819 | Alfred Ruegg | SUI | Men’s | Classic | 1962 | Zurich | low-altitude | UCI Professional indoor track record |
| 66 | 29.046 | 46.745 | Daniel Gisiger | SUI | Men’s | Classic | 1977 | Zurich | low-altitude | UCI Amateurs indoor track record |
| 67 | 28.982 | 46.642 | Jean Nuttli | SUI | Men’s | Classic | 2004 | Vienna | sea-level | attempt at Classic record, rode in poor conditions |
| 68 | 28.864 | 46.452 | Colby Pearce | USA | Men’s | Classic | 2013 | Colorado Springs | high-altitude | USA Classic record Unofficial |
| 69 | 28.828 | 46.394 | Ercole Baldini | ITA | Men’s | Classic | 1956 | Milan | sea-level | UCI Hour record |
| 70 | 28.825 | 46.390 | Graeme Obree | SCO | Men’s | Classic | 1990 | Edinburgh | sea-level | British hour record, set in windy conditions |
| 71 | 28.802 | 46.352 | Jeannie Longo | FRA | Women’s | Absolute | 1989 | Mexico City | high-altitude | UCI Absolute record – Women’s |
| 72 | 28.763 | 46.289 | Graeme Obree | SCO | Men’s | Classic | 1989 | Edinburgh | sea-level | British hour record |
| 73 | 28.686 | 46.166 | Tommy Evans | IRE | Men’s | Classic? | 1999 | unknown | unknown | Ireland National Record |
| 74 | 28.682 | 46.159 | Jacques Anquetil | FRA | Men’s | Classic | 1956 | Milan | sea-level | UCI Hour record |
| 75 | 28.623 | 46.065 | Leontien Zijlaard-van Moorsel | NED | Women’s | Classic | 2003 | Mexico City | high-altitude | UCI Athlete’s record – Women’s, broke Longo’s record |
| 76 | 28.557 | 45.959 | Mike Nash | CAN | Men’s | Absolute | 2011 | unknown | unknown | Canadian National Record |
| 77 | 28.489 | 45.848 | Fausto Coppi | ITA | Men’s | Classic | 1942 | Milan | sea-level | UCI Hour record, many sources say 45.798 km was distance |
| 78 | 28.485 | 45.843 | Alfred Ruegg | SUI | Men’s | Classic | 1959 | Zurich | low-altitude | UCI Professionals indoor track |
| 79 | 28.455 | 45.794 | Jacques Naubert | CAN | Men’s | Absolute? | 1986 | Montreal | low-altitude | Canadian national record |
| 80 | 28.438 | 45.767 | Maurice Archambaud | FRA | Men’s | Classic | 1937 | Milan | sea-level | UCI Hour record |
| 81 | 28.360 | 45.641 | Jason Sprouse | USA | Men’s | Absolute | 2007 | Trexlertown | low-altitude | USA Cycling Age 35-59 record |
| 82 | 28.357 | 45.637 | Molly Shaffer Van Houweling | USA | Women’s | Unified | 2015 | Aquascalientes | high-altitude | UCI World Age 40-44 record, US Elite record, Pan American record, extended personal best by 1.5 km |
| 83 | 28.326 | 45.587 | Alfred Ruegg | SUI | Men’s | Classic | 1958 | Zurich | low-altitude | UCI Amateur indoor track |
| 84 | 28.274 | 45.502 | Sarah Story | GBR | Women’s | Unified | 2015 | London | sea-level | British women’s record, UCI Women’s Age 35-39 record, ParaCyling C5 record, 1st women’s attempt at new Unified record |
| 85 | 28.272 | 45.500 | Ken Harris | USA | Men’s | Absolute? | 2008 | Trexlertown | low-altitude | UCI Age 40-44 record |
| 86 | 28.272 | 45.500 | Dave Lloyd | UK | Men’s | Classic | 1981 | unknown | sea-level | British record later broken by Graeme Obree |
| 87 | 28.266 | 45.490 | James Louter | RSA | Men’s | Absolute? | 1999 | Johannesburg | high-altitude | South Africa National Record |
| 88 | 28.263 | 45.485 | Frans Slaats | NED | Men’s | Classic | 1937 | Milan | sea-level | UCI Hour record |
| 89 | 28.226 | 45.425 | Paul Liebenrood | USA | Men’s | Absolute | 1984 | Indianapolis | low-altitude | Major Taylor velodrome record |
| 90 | 28.202 | 45.386 | Keith Ketterer | USA | Men’s | Absolute | 2009 | Carson | sea-level | USA Age 50-54 record |
| 91 | 28.197 | 45.379 | Dominique Bozzi | FRA | Men’s | Classic | 2004 | Bordeaux | sea-level | Hour attempt |
| 92 | 28.164 | 45.325 | Maurice Richard | FRA | Men’s | Classic | 1936 | Milan | sea-level | UCI Hour record |
| 93 | 28.154 | 45.310 | Tim Mulrooney | USA | Men’s | Absolute | 1998 | Blaine | low-altitude | NSC velodrome record |
| 94 | 28.079 | 45.189 | Neal Stansbury | USA | Men’s | Absolute | 2003 | Manchester | sea-level | UCI Masters Age 40-44 record |
| 95 | 28.020 | 45.094 | Jeannie Longo-Ciprelli | FRA | Women’s | Classic | 2000 | Mexico City | high-altitude | UCI Athlete’s record – Women’s |
| 96 | 28.018 | 45.090 | Giuseppe Olmo | ITA | Men’s | Classic | 1935 | Milan | sea-level | UCI Hour record |
| 97 | 27.973 | 45.019 | Keith Ketterer | USA | Men’s | Absolute | 2012 | Carson | sea-level | USA Age 55-59 record |
| 98 | 27.972 | 45.016 | Jeannie Longo | FRA | Women’s | Absolute | 1989 | Moscow | sea-level | UCI Women’s Amateur record |
| 99 | 27.924 | 44.940 | Kenny York | USA | Men’s | Absolute? | 2002 | Houston | sea-level | Alkek velodrome record |
| 100 | 27.920 | 44.933 | Jeannie Longo | FRA | Women’s | Absolute | 1987 | Colorado Springs | high-altitude | UCI Absolute record – Women’s |
| 101 | 27.893 | 44.890 | Maas Van Beek | NED | Men’s | Absolute? | 2006 | Amsterdam | sea-level | UCI Age 50-54 record |