Olympic cyclist versus toaster: can Förstemann toast a slice of bread? (video)

German track cyclist Robert Förstemann cycles at 700W to power a toaster, but can he turn a slice of white bread brown?

It's a debate I've had with my friends at the pub on countless occasions - how many Robert Förstemanns would it take to power a toaster?

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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.