HUUB Wattbike: A new era for the world beaters

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Wattbike is excited to announce the beginning of a new era for one of the most exciting teams in world track cycling; HUUB Wattbike. Made up of multiple national champions, world champions, world tour riders, local heroes and UCI World Cup winners, the team represents what can be achieved with the winning combination of athleticism and scientific vision.

HUUB Wattbike is made up of the best track riders Britain has to offer, coming together to win titles and enjoy themselves in the process. “There is not one way to win” according to the team, and HUUB Wattbike is constantly pushing the sport of cycling; experimenting with new technology and new ideas to cross the line first.

Last season was a remarkable success for our riders, building on their dominance at the 2017 British National Championships with medals throughout the UCI World Cup series. Now the time has come to write another chapter in their story. The team has an exciting race calendar and will be sure to disrupt the cycling establishment with their unique approach.

MEET OUR RIDERS

Dan Bigham - Dan is a multiple national champion, both on the road as a time trialist and on the boards of the velodrome. Aside from his palmarès, Dan has a degree in aerodynamics and a background in Formula One. He’s well known for his use of technology to find title-winning speed.

Harry Tanfield - Harry had a great road season in 2018, taking a stage of the Tour de Yorkshire and a number of national titles to boot. Harry finished just 37 seconds behind Geraint Thomas in the National TT Championships and has World Tour level racing in his sights for next year.

Jonny Wale - Often donning his signature cowboy hat for inevitable podium ceremonies, Jonny represented Scotland at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and is a gold medalist at the UCI World Cup.

John Archibald - A relatively unknown force in the world of cycling, yet John has a world-class pedigree finishing 4th in the British National Time Trials in 2018. John won a silver medal in the velodrome at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, and cycling is in his blood; his sister Katie is another decorated rider on the road and track.

Jacob Tipper - Yet another UCI World Cup winner, Jacob and national champion. He has a masters in Sports Science and Performance and runs his own coaching business in his spare time.

George Peasgood - George is a world class para-athlete and represented Team GB at Rio 2016. In May this year he came second in the UCI Time Trial World Cup, and is a national champion in both time trialling and triathlon

Want to go behind the scenes of their inevitable success? Stay tuned for exclusive content throughout the racing season.

To find out more, follow HUUB Wattbike and read more about the team here.


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