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Anemoi Aero Extension System - Historical Development

Front end aerodynamics have always been of utmost importance to WattShop. From our roots in Formula One through to our work with HUUB Wattbike, Ribble Pro Cycling, Denmark Cycle Union, Canyon SRAM and Jumbo Visma, we know how important aerodynamics are and the front-end of every TT bike drives that. Back in 2017 our relationship with Team KGF and then HUUB Wattbike has heavily influenced all aspects of our development. As a team they have always pushed the boundaries and their cockpits have clearly demonstrated that, often to the dislike of the world governing body, the UCI. They have worked alongside us over the past three years to develop the fastest front end in the world. Let us dig in...

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HUUB Wattbike Race Report - HSBC UK British National Track Championships

WattShop optimised HUUB Wattbike Riders dominated the HSBC UK British National Track Championships: Team Pursuit - Gold, Competition & Track record Individual Pursuit - Gold, Silver, Bronze, 4th, 5th Kilo - Gold, Silver, Bronze Points - Bronze

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Dowsett Hour Record - Take 2

"This piece was written in 2016. Alex has since confirmed that his power for the hour was 358w, not the 395w his team claimed. Our analysis still stands, albeit with it likely that Alex has more power available than predicted. We will be doing an updated piece nearer the event to breakdown what it will truly take to beat Campenaerts at sea level." - Dan Bigham   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...

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Watts It Worth?

Manufacturers and brands often claim wattage savings but rarely put them in context, such as at what speed and power the savings are calculated at. For a cyclist on a budget I feel the biggest number that matters is the £/watts ratio. Cyclists often spend hundreds or thousands of pounds on equipment that will save them very little watts, but ignore or mock wattage gains that cost very little. To go faster for the same amount of power you can improve your aerodynamics, your rolling resistance, your weight or your drivetrain efficiency. These are the variables within your control. My aim here is to try to put wattage gains in to context and normalise them with the £/w ratio. The...

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