Body fairings facing ban by time trialling governing body

Outcry at national championships has led to a proposal to ban body fairings in time trials

Richard Bussell, kitted out with body fairings, riding to silver in the 2023 National 10-mile time trial championship
Richard Bussell sports chest, arm and leg fairings on the way to National 10 silver this year
(Image credit: Kimroy Photography)

Cycling Time Trials will vote on whether to ban body fairings at its upcoming AGM, after they were seen in significant numbers at this year's National 10-mile Championship.

On-body fairings of various guises were worn by a significant number of riders at the event, including winner Josh Charlton and silver medallist Richard Bussell. It served to train a spotlight on the issue that has led to time trialling's South District Council putting forward a proposal to be voted on at CTT's December AGM.

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