Is this the fastest cat in London? - Sigrid and Travis tackle hill climb competition

The American goes everywhere with his cat - that includes powering up London's toughest climb, Swain's Lane

Sigrid the cat with Travis
(Image credit: Bogdan Melnik)

Among some of the fastest climbers in London at the Urban Hill Climb on Saturday was one slightly unusual entrant: a cat.

The cat is Sigrid, one half of the social media sensation that is Travis and Sigrid. The former rides a fixed-gear bike, which is not too rare at the annual race up London's toughest climb, but the presence of a cat definitely is.

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Adam Becket
News editor

Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.