What does it take to be a champion cyclist?
As Bradley Wiggins becomes the first British man to ever win the...
Congratulations to Bradley Wiggins, the first Briton to ever win the Tour De France. Wiggins ended the race three minutes and twenty one seconds ahead of team-mate Christopher Froome.
It's a great achievement... but what makes a champion?
It's a mixture of human and machine...
Explore how victory is won on two wheels in our four-part series, The Science Behind The Bike:
- The history of the Hour Record
- The technology of bike design
- The physiology of the cyclist
- The scientific forces faced by cyclists
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