Fabian Cancellara may attempt Hour Record after World Championships

Fabian Cancellara still planning on Hour Record attempt, along with Bradley Wiggins and Tony Martin

Fabian Cancellara poses before the 2014 Tour de France

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Bradley Wiggins, Fabian Cancellara and Tony Martin could attempt the Hour Record in the coming year. Cancellara, following a recent rule change to allow pursuit-style bikes, could try already this autumn.

"Cancellara and the team are still talking about it. We have to just decide on an exact date," team Trek's general manger, Luca Guercilena told Cycling Weekly. "We never abandoned the idea, we just need time to prepare the new equipment."

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.