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Cyclist Magazine Podcast Episode 16 – Alex Dowsett and how Covid stole his Hour Record attempt

Joe Robinson
3 Dec 2020

We chat to Alex Dowsett on how Covid stole his Hour attempt, winning that Giro stage and staying in the WorldTour

On 12th December, Britain's Alex Dowsett was set to take to the Manchester Velodrome an his attempt to regain the Hour Record from Belgian Victor Campenaerts... then he caught Covid.

Joe and James caught up with Dowsett while he was in isolation to talk catching Covid and it forcing him to postpone his Hour attempt, why he was certain he could go better than his 2015 effort and recapture the record and about that memorable Giro d'Italia stage win which kept him in cycling's WorldTour.

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Also in the episode, Joe mentions the new Adidas road cycling shoes which you can find out more about here.

James talks about the stupidly light Specialized S-Works Aethos he is testing currently. Learn more about that bike here.

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