Endura's Hour Record breaking skinsuits banned by UCI

First unleashed onto the WorldTour in 2015, the Surface Silicone Topography (SST) technology will been banned by the UCI for use in competition when new rules come in to force on the 4th March 2019.

Endura Encapsulator suit

Used in the team kits of Movistar Team and Bigla Team, as well as being  Bridie O’Donnell and Vittoria Bussi's Hour Record breaking outfits, Endura's Encapsulator skinsuit has been deemed to have fallen foul of the UCI regulations and therefore will be banned for use in competition.

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Hannah Bussey

Hannah is Cycling Weekly’s longest-serving tech writer, having started with the magazine back in 2011. She has covered all things technical for both print and digital over multiple seasons representing CW at spring Classics, and Grand Tours and all races in between.

Hannah was a successful road and track racer herself, competing in UCI races all over Europe as well as in China, Pakistan and New Zealand.

For fun, she's ridden LEJOG unaided, a lap of Majorca in a day, won a 24-hour mountain bike race and tackled famous mountain passes in the French Alps, Pyrenees, Dolomites and Himalayas. 

She lives just outside the Peak District National Park near Manchester UK with her partner, daughter and a small but beautifully formed bike collection.