Journal of Alta California

Breaking Records on Two Wheels

For some people, age is just a number. For Molly Shaffer Van Houweling, turning 45 this year heralded a series of numbers: 41 kilometers and 2,397 meters; 2 minutes and 29.161 seconds; 1 minute and 18.435 seconds.

Those are Van Houweling’s marks in cycling’s

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