Tony Martin hopes to attempt Hour Record in 2015

Omega Pharma-QuickStep rider will attempt to break the Hour Record next year if he has time fit it in alongside his goals on the road

Tony Martin on stage ten of the 2014 Tour of Spain

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Three-time world time trial champion Tony Martin has announced he intends to attempt the Hour Record in 2015, as long as the preparation does not affect his goals on the road.

The Omega Pharma-QuickStep rider told German website Radsport-News the Hour is on his agenda and is confident the people around him at the Belgian team will be able to help him balance his 2015 targets.

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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.