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Retro PEZ Talk: Chrono Legend John Frey Part 1!

Retro Interview: 1988 US National time trial champion John Frey was a specialist in the art of solo riding against the clock. Ed Hood caught up with the man from New Mexico to talk of the World hour record, US records, solo and team time trials in this exclusive two part retro interview.

Breaking The Centenarian Hour Record

TOOLBOX: Despite some inevitable physical diminishment, age can truly be an arbitrary number and a state of mind. We've previously profiled Chris Froome’s lab testing data along with Miguel Indurain’s data during retirement, but what about the really elite age-group athletes, like Robert Marchand of France, who broke the 100+ hour record not once but twice?

US Hour Record-Man: Tom Zirbel Talks

There are ways of closing the book on your career, but one of the best must be to set a new Hour Record, and that is what Tom Zirbel did. The fast-man from Iowa put a kilometer and a half onto the previous US Hour Record to post a stunning 53.037 kilometers on the velodrome in Mexico and then hung up his race wheels. Ed Hood gives the last word to Tom.

Lee’s Lowdown: UCWhy?

Lee Rodgers moves his sights from the Giro d'Italia to Bradley Wiggins' World Hour Record and its legitimacy and the wider question of the 'what use is the UCI?' Have the rules been bent or just flexed ever so slightly. The World of cycling administration though the eye's of Lee:

EuroTrash Rohan Monday!

Feb 09, 2015 - Rohan Dennis has set a new Hour Record adding half a kilometer, who's next? Qatar, Dubai, Ladies Qatar, Etoile de Bessèges and cyclo-cross are all in race news with reports and video. Other news: Uran is Colombian TT champ and Ambrose wins the sprint jersey in the Filipinas. Lots to get through.

EuroTrash Hour Record Thursday!

Dec 18, 2014 - There is a queue of riders planning an atempt on the World hour record and BMC's Rohan Dennis is the latest. Lots of other cycling news in today's EuroTrash: Tour Down Under, Lotto Belisol, BMC, Androni anti-doping, Lotto.NL & Bianchi, Colombia & Drapac's new jerseys and indoor cycling. Large coffee time.

Pascal Ducrot Talks Hour Record Scott Plasma

Pascal Ducrot is one of the men behind Scott Bikes' contribution to Mattias Brändle's new World Hour Record. He talks Ed Hood through the successful ride and more importantly the bike and the technical in's and out's of preparing the Scott Plasma for the Hour Record.