Daniel Baekkegard: ‘What really happened in Roth’

Daniel Baekkegard

“Five minutes in, ten minutes in, hell knows, Magnus Ditlev comes by and I was like fuck, holy shit, this is going to be a tough one and I’m pretty sure Sam Laidlow felt the same.

“Basically in that moment I just made the decision to race, went with him and Sam and I felt like I got my legs ripped off a couple of times!”

At Challenge Roth, Daniel Baekkegard went for a time with Magnus Ditlev, who broke the world record (7:24) but also recorded the fastest bike time (3:57).

A lot happened and Baekkegard tells all about it in this video: