Victor Campenaerts’s Hour Record breaking tech

What aero gains did the Belgian invest in to surpass the marker set by Bradley Wiggins on 2015?

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One rider, one bike, one hour. On Tuesday afternoon Belgium's Victor Campenaerts proved he had the engine and the precision to optimise the first two components and take the Hour Record title from former holder, Bradley Wiggins.

Campenaerts covered 55.089 kilometres in sixty minutes on the boards of the Aguascaliente velodrome in Mexico, bettering the record set by Wiggins by 563 metres.

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