The World Hour Record is claimed by many to be the ultimate test of man, or in this case woman, and bike. The current record holder for the 60 minutes of torture is Italian Vittoria Bussi with a distance of 48.007 kilometres. Ed Hood caught up with Vittoria to hear her story.
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Nov 19, 2020: No racing, but there is so much news. NTT Pro Cycling to carry on as Qhubeka - TOP STORY. Dowsett’s Hour Record postponed, Pidcock cyclocross season, Gebremedhin in hiding, no Langkawi'21 and Roux end of career. Contract news. Premier Tech co-sponsor Astana and sign Bauer. Behind the scenes video at De Ronde.
Nov 16, 2020: The bulls of Spain are a memory, but still cyclocross. Video from Leuven and Euro track champs. Lefevere's safety plan. Groenewegen case, Pogačar after Tour, Evenepoel in Spain, Viviani disappointed, Carapaz dreams, Nibali, Androni sponsor. Contract news. Dowsett Hour Record. Ciccone and Zoetemelk recover and present for Tao.
Apr 30, 2020 - Will the Tour start in August? Top Story. Quintana blames Valverde, Vuelta updates, no Basque Country, San Sebastián and DeutschlandTour, Tour or Football for Copenhagen, Valverde talks Tours, Lelangue happy, Evans on Van der Poel and Evenepoel, Ganna Hour Record, Evenepoel up the Muur, Matthews quarantined, Bernal, Quintana and Italians training, Bigla-Katusha and Gaviria training.
Rider Interview: Wimpie van der Merwe, who is he? Well, if things had been different, the South African would have been a house-hold name like Graeme Obree, Chris Boardman or even Francesco Moser. Ed Hood found out a bit more about Wimpie and his full palmarés and why we should all know his name.
Interview: How do you design and build a fast track? Ask master velodrome designer Peter Junek. The Aguascalientes track in Mexico was thought to be the fastest track in the World by sprinters and 'Hour Record' holder Victor Campenaerts. Now the Bolivian Cochabamba track is looking take that moniker. Who designed and built them both... Peter Junek.
The Hour Record: With Belgian fast-man Victor Campenaerts setting a new World hour record in Mexico recently; Ed Hood has been listening to different opinions and has set out his thoughts on the ultimate solo venture. Previous records have been annulled or shelved due to technical reasons, so which is the real and true record?
April 18, 2019 - Victor Campenaerts set a new World Hour Record on Tuesday - Top Story. Race news from Brabantse, Turkey and Camembert with video. Other news: Amstel teams, Giro'20 in Hungary, Oomen to the Giro, Deceuninck 700th victory, Mohorič contract, medical updates on Benoot and Keisse, song of La Vuelta'19, Gilbert video. A full fun packed EUROTRASH Thursday.