Pro bike: John Archibald's National 25-winning unbranded TT bike

We take a closer look at the TT rig that carried the Eolo-Kometa rider to a 45-minute ride on a foul day in Cumbria

John Archibald's National 25 bike
(Image credit: Andy Jones/Cycling Weekly)

This is the bike that John Archibald rode to victory in yesterday’s National 25-mile Time Trial in Cumbria.

Rounding out a perfect week for the Archibald family in which his sister Katie won Olympic gold in the Madison and silver in the team pursuit, the 30-year-old Scot bagged what has always been regarded as British time trialling’s blue riband event.

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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.