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Dowsett Hour Record - Take 2

Last week Alex Dowsett announced he was going to go for a second hour record attempt after Bradley Wiggins put a huge 1589m on to his old record. I had previously done some maths on Dowsett’s record to see what power he was putting out and what he might be able to achieve in the future. Now he’s announced a second attempt and is confident he can take the record back, I’ve decided to revisit the maths and see what is required to overhaul Wiggin’s 54.526km. Since I last crunched the numbers Movistar have released Dowsett’s power data from his hour record set in May 2015. Unfortunately, it wasn’t released as a complete power profile rather, just an average power...

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