time trial

How to become a better time trialist

There is nothing more satisfying than winning the race of truth: an individual time trial. Winning an ITT means you were the fastest rider on the day, that you’d mastered your race day pacing and left nothing in the legs, crossing the line exhausted but triumphant. So how do you become a great time trialist? Helen […]


Copenhagen World Championships | Men’s ITT

Tony Martin smashed the 46.4km TT course in Copenhagen last night with an average speed of 51.8 km/h. That’s 1.4 km/h faster than Cancellara and 1.2 km/hr faster than Wiggins.


2011 World Champs | Not A Bad Start

Eighteen year old Jessica Allen from Perth’s Midland Cycle Club proved last night that she was the fastest U19 woman time trialist in the world. She blasted the 13.9km course with an average speed of 43.2km/hr to win with a margin of just under 2 seconds. Congratulations Jessica!


Giro d’Italia Stage 16 – Matty Wilson, As Tough As They Come

One guy who I’ve been paying attention to throughout the Giro is Matty Wilson. I know very well how good of a bike rider Matty is and he’s sitting in last spot in the GC. It has nothing to do with the fact that he’s the slowest rider of the peloton of course. Far from […]


2010 Tour Of Geelong Stage 4 Results

Photo courtesy of ProCycleImages The weather cooperated today it was actually quite an enjoyable time trial.  The sun was shining, hardly a breeze, a beautiful TT course along the ocean. What else could you ask for? I don’t think much needs to be said except that I’m blown away by the speed at which Rohan […]


Biggest Bang For Your Buck In Time Trial Equipment

The speed you can achieve on your bike is determined by two factors:


Is It Really Possible?

One thing that you notice as you progress further into the sport of cycling is that you can’t be good at everything.  Different disciplines of bike racing require very different physiology.  As you train one system of fitness, another one will often suffer.  It’s a balancing act and therefore your training approach should be very […]