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RACE FACE:  FRANCOIS PERVIS 

Last month, Frenchman Francois Pervis finally won his first Elite World Champion title competing in the Kilo at Minsk.

See that face?  Now that’s a Kilo face.  That’s how I’ve been feeling all week trying to get through the crap life is flinging at me right now (not to mention that I’ve also been sick) but once I get through it, nothing but the sweet taste of victory.  Regular posting continues today.  Expect a lot of videos!

Photo taken by Guy Swarbrick.
RACE FACE:  FRANCOIS PERVIS 

Last month, Frenchman Francois Pervis finally won his first Elite World Champion title competing in the Kilo at Minsk.

See that face?  Now that’s a Kilo face.  That’s how I’ve been feeling all week trying to get through the crap life is flinging at me right now (not to mention that I’ve also been sick) but once I get through it, nothing but the sweet taste of victory.  Regular posting continues today.  Expect a lot of videos!

Photo taken by Guy Swarbrick.

RACE FACE: FRANCOIS PERVIS


Last month, Frenchman Francois Pervis finally won his first Elite World Champion title competing in the Kilo at Minsk.

See that face? Now that’s a Kilo face. That’s how I’ve been feeling all week trying to get through the crap life is flinging at me right now (not to mention that I’ve also been sick) but once I get through it, nothing but the sweet taste of victory. Regular posting continues today. Expect a lot of videos!

Photo taken by Guy Swarbrick.

LEGENDARY RIVALRIES: HOY vs. TOURNANT


Four years ago today, Chris Hoy attempted to break the Kilometer World Record at a high-altitude track in La Paz, Bolivia. The record was ridden by French track cyclist Arnaud Tournant at 58.875 seconds and set at the same track. Tournant’s amazing record-breaking ride was the first recorded Kilo TT to come in under a minute.

On May 12th of 2007, Hoy rode his Kilo attempt in 59.103 seconds. The second Kilo time ever recorded under a minute — but he did not break Tournant’s World Record. Amazingly, he returned to the track the very next day to try it again…

To this day there have only been three Kilo TT’s recorded under the minute mark — and it’s excruciating how close the top two are. Watch Hoy’s second ride to see just how close the margin is that separates these two track legends.

For tips on how to improve your own Kilo TT time, check out this great article at Kissena Track Racing.
The track cycling events at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi began today.  Australia is proving to be a force to be reckoned with, winning all three gold medals from today’s events.   Jack Brobridge won in the Individual Pursuit, Anna Meares had the fastest 500m time and Scott Sunderland [picture from Bike Radar] won the Kilo with a time of 1:01.411, breaking the Commonwealth Games record previously held by Chris Hoy.

The track cycling events continue through to Friday.  See full results on Canadian Cyclist.
The track cycling events at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi began today.  Australia is proving to be a force to be reckoned with, winning all three gold medals from today’s events.   Jack Brobridge won in the Individual Pursuit, Anna Meares had the fastest 500m time and Scott Sunderland [picture from Bike Radar] won the Kilo with a time of 1:01.411, breaking the Commonwealth Games record previously held by Chris Hoy.

The track cycling events continue through to Friday.  See full results on Canadian Cyclist.

The track cycling events at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi began today. Australia is proving to be a force to be reckoned with, winning all three gold medals from today’s events. Jack Brobridge won in the Individual Pursuit, Anna Meares had the fastest 500m time and Scott Sunderland [picture from Bike Radar] won the Kilo with a time of 1:01.411, breaking the Commonwealth Games record previously held by Chris Hoy.

The track cycling events continue through to Friday. See full results on Canadian Cyclist.


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