Jensie, Tony, Fabs, Matthias, Jacky Bobby, maybe Thomas. Off the back of the UCI rule changes that have completely overhauled what was, ‘the hour’, the hour record has captured the imagination of a number of the sport’s big hitters. It hasn’t, however, captured mine.
You know all those issues we cyclists had with safety. Like being run off roads. Like being treated like second-class citizens. Well, I can say now that fear no more comrades, divine intervention has given us deliverance.
Is this the most ridiculous thing ever conceived by anyone? (Supplied)
Question the need for a person to wear a helmet, and brace for the backlash. That's been the experience of former Tour de France cyclist Chris Boardman after he set out to tour Manchester with the BBC by bike sans helmet - but did he have a point?
Chris Boardman, left, beside BBC presenter Louise Minchin. (BBC)