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Do you give the nod ?

Started by Paul Gregory in Cake-stop chatter. Last reply by Macaulay Richardson Nov 12. 64 Replies

Introduce Yourself on Wheelsuckers

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What's the hardest climb you've ever done?

Started by Andy Dawson in Cake-stop chatter. Last reply by Paul Morton Jul 19, 2017. 70 Replies

What's Your Top Cycling Tip?

Started by Wheelsuckers in New to Road Cycling. Last reply by Aled Morris Evans Aug 28. 67 Replies

Chain Rings - Serious advice please?

Started by Gideon Ransley in Bikes, Components & Clothing. Last reply by Richard Hogg Aug 22, 2014. 41 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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