'I'm doing it to prove that at 105 years old, you can still ride a bike.'
Although he loved cycling, Robert Marchand stopped participating in the sport when he was just 22 years old.
His coach told him that, because of his small stature, Marchand would never become a cycling champion, CNN reported. So, Marchand figured, what's the point?
Marchand, who was born in France in 1911, went on to do other exciting things with his life after locking his bike away all those years ago. But his passion for cycling never truly subsided.