This Dutch rider you've never heard of thinks he can break Bradley Wiggins's Hour Record

Dion Beukeboom to dedicate whole 2018 season to attempt and travel to altitude to do it

Dion Beukeboom will look to beat Bradley Wiggins's Hour Record

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

If you had to name a selection of riders who could be capable of beating Bradley Wiggins's Hour Record of 54.526km, chances are Dion Beukeboom would not be among them.

However the 28-year-old Dutchman, who currently rides for third division team Destil-Jo Piels and finished a distant 10th in the time trial at his national championships in June, thinks that he has a good chance of beating Wiggins's mark.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.