'I only need seven extra watts': Dan Bigham to attempt to beat World Hour Record in 2022

The engineer is debating whether to ride his event at altitude or sea-level

Dan Bigham
(Image credit: James Huntly)

Dan Bigham, the British Hour Record holder, is preparing to beat the beat the world distance within the next year.

The 30-year-old set a distance of 54.723km in Grenchen, Switzerland, in October, surpassing Bradley Wiggins’ 2015 mark by 197m.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.