'I feel awful now': Dan Evans on his amazing power output in National Hill-Climb victory

The double champion averaged 506 watts in the race up Hedley Hill

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Newly crowned double national hill-climb champion Dan Evans scored a power PB on his way to winning the championship at Hedley Hill, Northumberland, on Sunday.

Welshman Evans, 36, told Cycling Weekly how he averaged 506 watts for the 3-54 it took him to climb the 1,572m course, which averages 7.5 per cent.

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Simon Smythe

Simon Smythe is a hugely experienced cycling tech writer, who has been writing for Cycling Weekly since 2003. Until recently he was our senior tech writer. In his cycling career Simon has mostly focused on time trialling with a national medal, a few open wins and his club's 30-mile record in his palmares. These days he spends most of his time testing road bikes, or on a tandem doing the school run with his younger son.