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Taiwan cyclists set to break world record

Pichi Chuang / Reuters

People cycle their bicycles at the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei Dec. 31, 2011.

 

From Reuters:

Hundreds of thousands people participated in a bike ride around Taiwan on New Year's Eve as part of an attempt to achieve a Guinness World Record of the largest bicycle parade in the world. Various groups began from 1000 starting points around the island and cycled clock-wise towards the next starting point within one hour.

See previous world record PhotoBlog posts and our 2012 Guinness World Record slideshow.