Is this the fastest road bike? Road bike time trials, and how one rider built a record breaking machine

Cycling Weekly spoke to the new British road bike 10-mile time trial record holder George Fox about his bike, his ambitions, and the resurgence of road bikes in time trialling

Road bike time trialling
(Image credit: Andy Jones / Future)

In an article published in Cycling Weekly magazine in March, we spoke to George Fox about road bike time trials and building the fastest road bike ever. Since the feature was published, he has indeed set a new 10-mile record on it.

Is this the fastest road bike in existence? Last year George Fox's Argon 18 was ridden to a 19.06 '10'-mile time trial last weekend – that's a stonking 31.4mph average, which as far as anyone can work out, is the fastest solo 10-mile road bike TT by a current racer. It's not the fastest ever, but we'll get to that.

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