Cyclist with type 1 diabetes wins epic 25 hours in 1 day bike race

Congrats George!

A cyclist with type 1 diabetes has spoken out about winning an epic ultra-endurance 25-hour bike race, in one day.

George Kirkpatrick, who uses a flash glucose monitor, claimed victory in the solo category in the Red Bull Time Laps race which took place in Great Windsor Park.

Now in its third year, 1,000 cyclists came together in October to pack in 25 hours of riding into a day. This is possible once a year when an extra hour is gained from the transition from British Summer Time to Greenwich Mean Time.

Speaking to Cyclist magazine George, who has trained hard to manage his type 1 diabetes so he can race, said: “There’s now a lot of support and medication to help you manage.

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