Dan Bigham breaks Obree’s course record while Joscelin Lowden breaks her own record in final tune-up before Worlds TTT

GB riders prove they're ready to take on the Worlds as they use East Sussex CA 25-mile time trial as a warm-up for Yorkshire

Dan Bigham

Dan Bigham and Joscelin Lowden, who are both riding the inaugural World Championship mixed team time trial for Great Britain in Yorkshire next Sunday, smashed the men’s and women’s course records on the G25/89 course in East Sussex this morning (Sunday September 15).

Bigham clocked 48-19 on the rolling, mostly single-carriageway 25-mile course beating the 48-55 set by Graeme Obree when he won the National 25 on the same course in 1996.

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Simon Smythe

Simon Smythe is a hugely experienced cycling tech writer, who has been writing for Cycling Weekly since 2003. Until recently he was our senior tech writer. In his cycling career Simon has mostly focused on time trialling with a national medal, a few open wins and his club's 30-mile record in his palmares. These days he spends most of his time testing road bikes, or on a tandem doing the school run with his younger son.