Mike Burrows: the designer who influenced the bikes we ride today

A legendary bike designer and innovator Burrows, who passed away this weekend, created the Lotus 108 ridden by Chris Boardman at the 1992 Olympics

Mike Burrows
(Image credit: Daniel Gould)

Legendary bike designer and engineering pioneer Mike Burrows has passed away. 

Burrows' most famous work was the Lotus 108 which was ridden by Chris Boardman to individual pursuit victory at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona and he was also behind the first road bikes to utilise compact frame design. 

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