Graeme Obree

On the way to breaking the World hour record, Graeme Obree created major controversy in the professional cycling world over his unique riding style and his pioneering construction techniques. He famously had to use washing machine parts to complete the building of his ’Old Faithful’ machine.Graeme’s life began with his tough upbringing in the Ayrshire valleys, where he found his escape by taking to the roads. From there he went on to be a world record breaker and became a major international star on the European circuit.