The secret tech that GB cyclists will use to win gold in Rio

British Cycling has lots of special equipment we expect to be unleashed at the Rio Olympic Games, all in a bid to save precious seconds and help deliver Gold. Here is what we know...

After narrowly losing out to Australia in the 2016 final of World Championship Team Pursuit, Sir Bradley Wiggins remarked "I'll put my house on it, I'll say we'll win in Rio now. I'm confident and I just think we will."

His confidence was likely to be in part, because Ed Clancy was not on top form, having recovered from back surgery. However, the sharp eyed amongst you may have noticed several key details regarding the kit being used at the World Championships.

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Oliver Bridgewood - no, Doctor Oliver Bridgewood - is a PhD Chemist who discovered a love of cycling. He enjoys racing time trials, hill climbs, road races and criteriums. During his time at Cycling Weekly, he worked predominantly within the tech team, also utilising his science background to produce insightful fitness articles, before moving to an entirely video-focused role heading up the Cycling Weekly YouTube channel, where his feature-length documentary 'Project 49' was his crowning glory.