‘I wasn’t really going for it’: Hill climber’s huge power completely destroys crankset

His peak power is more than 2,000 watts, and he’s only been cycling for a year

Calum Brown and his snapped SRAM Red crankset

If there was ever a case of a rider having too much power, then it’s surely hill climber Calum Brown, who managed to destroy his crankset on Sunday.

Former world champion Colin Sturgess joins Madison-Genesis as team manager

Sturgess replaces outgoing team manager Mike Northey

Colin Sturgess at the Rutland-Melton Cicle Classic

After a successful 2017 season Madison-Genesis have appointed former world and national champion Colin Sturgess as their new team manager.

Riders’ heart rate and power data from the Monsal HC show how deep you have to go in a hill climb

Maximum heart rates of 200bpm+ for many riders

Riders at the Monsal Hill climb hit some serious heart rate and power numbers

If you’re thinking about doing a few hill climbs this autumn and are not quite sure what to expect, then this might help to explain just how much they hurt.

Bike Channel-Canyon will continue to race in 2018 despite TV channel’s expected closure

Bike Channel-Canyon have reassured riders and staff that they will be able to race in 2018

Chris Opie, Tour Series 2017 Redditch

Bike Channel-Canyon have reassured riders and staff that they will be able to race in 2018

Hayley Simmonds and Dan Bigham take National 10-mile time trial titles

Wet and windy conditions in Cumbria didn’t deter some quick times in the 2017 National 10-Mile TT Championships
– All photos by Andy Jones

Hayley Simmonds and Dan Bigham, National 10 2017

Wet and windy conditions in Cumbria didn’t deter some quick times in the 2017 National 10-Mile TT Championships