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Litter - Acceptable or irresponsible?

Started by Terry Hayward in Cake-stop chatter. Last reply by Nigel @bpmcoaching 4 hours ago. 31 Replies

Elitism and snobbery in cycling?

Started by Paul Robinson in Cake-stop chatter. Last reply by Stephen Quinton on Saturday. 22 Replies

Puncture proof tyres

Started by Richard Setters in Bikes, Components & Clothing. Last reply by Neill Sep 8. 7 Replies

Tyre size issue ...

Started by Chris Webb in New to Road Cycling. Last reply by Dave Nash Sep 9. 7 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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