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Wiggins crowned world’s best time-trialist

The Sport Space’s resident athletics & cycling expert, Mike Franchetti ,shares his thoughts on Bradley Wiggin’s Road World Championships win this week.

The days of ‘Bradley Wiggins- Tour De France winner’ may be over but the Brit proved he is still the World’s best time-trialist with a win at the Road World Championships this week. 282 more words

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The Hour Record (or, how to suffer on a bike)

The hour record is simple. 

The participant turns up to a velodrome with a bike and rides around it for exactly one hour. The cyclist who has ridden the greatest distance in those 60 minutes is the holder of the prestigious hour record. 868 more words


Home from Home

I am standing on the balcony of my aunt and uncle’s house. It is the last night of my four days in Cancellara, a southern village located on Italy’s ankle bone. 1,459 more words


199 Laps (pt6)

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Unfortunately, for the most interested followers of this series of Hour Record blogs, under the ‘199 Laps’ banner, I’m not even making up the Brad Wiggins attempt date this time round, he’s done it for me this time! 807 more words

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