Fabian Cancellara to attempt Hour Record

Fabian Cancellara wins Paris-Roubaix 2013

Fabian Cancellara plans to take aim at the hour record in 2014, possibly in Manchester, according to his RadioShack-Leopard team. The Swiss, four-time time trial world champion, may attempt it in late April/early May after the classics.

"To begin with, we need to work with materials with Trek's engineers then we will look at the right moment to try it," team general manager, Luca Guercilena told Italy's La Gazzetta dello Sport newspaper.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.