Ultra Endurance Cyclist, Josh Ibbett, famous for winning the gruelling Transcontinental Race 2015, during which he covered 2,600 Miles in under 10 days, on less than 3 hours sleep a night, returns as TORQ Ambassador.
Not only may you have seen Josh featured in this article, Daily Telegraph – Meet the man who won a 2,600 mile bike race on 3 hours sleep a night, but you may also remember Josh from some of his exploits as a rider with the TORQ Performance Mountain Bike Team back in 2011, where as part of a successful race season, Josh smashed the South Downs Way Double record in a time of 17h 47m 30s https://www.torqfitness.co.uk/news/south-downs-way-record.
Since his time with the TORQ Team, Josh has found his speciality in epic self-supported bicycle adventures. This year, alongside his day job at Hunt Wheels, Josh is focusing on competing in some epic races, including the 200km Dirty Reiver Gravel Race and the Tuscany Trail, together with some local road racing as part of his preparations for the 2016 Transcontinental Race later this season, where he aims to retain his Champion’s title. You can see the full story of his 2015 Transcontinental win here and here.
We are very pleased to welcome Josh back on board as a TORQ Ambassador and are looking forward to following his progress this season.
For further information, or to follow Josh’s adventures check out the links below:
Twitter – https://twitter.com/j_ibbett
Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/joshibbett/?hl=en