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Cyclist sets record for ‘jumping’ his bike up Taipei 101 tower

Taipei's 101 tower.
Taipei’s 101 tower. Image by My Day / CC BY 2.0

A Polish cyclist has set a record for climbing the Taipei 101 skyscraper on his bicycle. Krystian Herba spent a little more than two hours jumping up 3,139 stairs inside Taipei’s tallest building and crushing his own record for climbing the most number of stairs on a bicycle. Herba was required to stay on his bike the entire time, though he climbed 60 floors, then returned to the bottom in a lift and repeated the 60 before reaching the 91st floor and his target number of stairs. Read more: telegraph.co.uk