Big Fitness Project: Danny gets lab-tested; Julia hits a Covid hurdle; and it's Steve's final chance to go sub-20

Life often upsets the best-laid plans, as our Project participants found out last month

Danny Lloyd riding alongside Ribble-Weldtite riders
Danny (left) on the wheels of Ribble-Weldtite pros Si Wilson and Matt King
(Image credit: Andy Jones)

At the start of April 2022 we introduced you to the Cycling Weekly Big Fitness Project team of amateur riders - Danny Lloyd, Steve Faulkner and Julia Barte - as they embarked on six months of training, racing, time-trialling and gran fondo riding. It's time for their penultimate update...

Danny Lloyd: 'Feasting on data, fasting to burn fat!'

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David Bradford
Features editor

David Bradford is features editor of Cycling Weekly (print edition). He has been writing and editing professionally for more than 15 years, and has published work in national newspapers and magazines including the Independent, the Guardian, the Times, the Irish Times, and Runner’s World. Alongside his love of cycling, David is a long-distance runner with a marathon PB of two hours 28 minutes. Having been diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa (RP) in 2006, he also writes about sight loss and hosts the podcast Ways of Not Seeing.