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Toilet breaks on my ride

Started by Shaun Welburn in Cake-stop chatter. Last reply by Shaun Welburn Oct 22. 8 Replies

Seat advice

Started by Shaun Welburn in Bikes, Components & Clothing. Last reply by Rob@Colconquerors Oct 19. 6 Replies

Puncture proof tyres

Started by Andy Bruce in Cake-stop chatter. Last reply by Jonty williams 10 minutes ago. 8 Replies

Turbo trainers

Started by Alan Crossley in New to Road Cycling. Last reply by Darren Manoharan yesterday. 5 Replies

Result!

Started by Mike the Bike in Cake-stop chatter. Last reply by Corinne Black on Monday. 2 Replies

Wheelsucker n (pronunciation: /wi:/’s^ké/)

In cycling parlance, a Wheelsucker is someone who rides in the slipstream of the cyclist in front, thereby obtaining the maximum benefit of drafting, whilst expending the minimum of energy.

In the hands of an expert, wheelsucking can result in 25 stage wins in the Tour de France and the acquisition of the Tour de France maillot vert, the rainbow jersey of the World Champion, a glamour model partner and the title of BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2011.

 

 
 
 

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