Stronger, Faster, Lighter

Unless you are of an extremely benevolent persuasion or have never ridden a bike (in which case I would suggest this page isn’t for you) there will have been a day when you decided to see how fast you could go: the start of your racing career. Most people experience this day as a young […]

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The Three Peaks

The Three Peaks Cyclocross has been a big part of my life ever since I first rode it in 1996. I don’t think about it every single day, but at least a few times a week in November, building to every day early June, and then it’s never out of my thoughts from July onwards. […]

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Aerodynamics: the Sagan position

During some recent testing in the University of Southampton’s RJ Mitchell Wind Tunnel, we decide to have a bit of fun and test out some downhill positions. With the tunnel at 47 mph, I sprinted up to speed and then adopted a range of tucks while 20 seconds of data is collected. We tried the […]

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Racing in Belgium

There’s still time this season to take the plunge and go racing in Belgium. The racing is faster, you can rub shoulders with the best in the world, and the fans can make you feel like cycling royalty (briefly). Below is some advice to help you compete in your first Belgian cyclocross race, but first something […]

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