Cycling Consistent Pace Times [1]

To conclude a month of posts [1, 2, 3, 4] which focused on running consistent pace times, here is one last one on the role pacing plays in cycling…

3 June 2015
By: Gregor Brown
Published at velonews.competitor.com

Wiggins aims high: 55.250km in an hour

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Bradley Wiggins aims to put the hour record high and out of reach on the shelf this Sunday in London. He not only wants to break Alex Dowsett’s 52.937-kilometer record, but go 55.250km and perhaps even reach 56.375km.

After quitting top-level road racing with Sky after Paris-Roubaix, Wiggins turned his attention to the UCI hour record and the 2016 Olympics. As he has done with every achievement in his career — a Tour de France win, a time trial world championship, and four Olympic gold medals — he calculated every step to the precise movement.Bradley_Wiggins_Hour_Record

Pace judgement is everything in the hour record,” Wiggins told Sky Sports News.

Read the full story here.

On Sunday June 7th, 2015 Wiggins rode 54.526 km setting a new World Hour Record at the Lee Valley Velodrome.

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Equipment specs Wiggins used:  58 tooth chainring x 18 tooth cog, held a cadence of 100.

Velodrome air temperature was 27oC (80.6oF), humidity not known.