Dan Bigham boycotts National 25 and calls for reform of UK time trialling

Aerodynamicist and rider Bigham says the national governing body must play a stronger part in shifting the focus from dual carriageway courses

Dan Bigham (Photo Andy Jones)

(Image credit: Andy Jones 2014)

Dan Bigham and his Team Ribble colleagues will not ride the RTTC National 25 mile time trial this weekend, and the aerodynamicist has called for the governing body to push the discipline into reform.

Bigham - who ranked fifth at the recent British Cycling National Time Trial Championships - has said that he and his team mates Simon Wilson and John Archibald will skip the event on the A25/11 course near Derby.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.