Alex Dowsett's Hour Record attempt postponed

Movistar rider Alex Dowsett confirms his Hour Record attempt, scheduled for February 27 at Lee Valley VeloPark, will now take place at a later date

Alex Dowsett on stage two of the 2014 Tour de Suisse

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Alex Dowsett today announced his Hour Record attempt will not go ahead on February 27 with the Movistar rider unable to recover in time from a broken collarbone.

Dowsett suffered the injury on a training ride on January 13 and underwent surgery at the Royal London hospital two days later.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.