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The Obree Way – Review

I reviewed the Obree Way last year, but it cost £30 (which was a bit pricey even for a good book.) But  I see it’s available in paperback for £11.99 now. The Obree Way at Amazon.co.uk BTW: I follow Obree’s world speed record attempts with interest – blog at Cycling Weekley The Obree way is […]

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Graeme Obree on Doping and the UCI

Graeme Obree has always been one of my favourite riders. I admire many things about him. But, with the revelations of the extent of doping in cycling in the 1990s, you have to respect him even more. As Obree says of the drug culture in the sport at the time. “First time I go to […]

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Preview of Obree’s Landspeed Record Bike

Graeme Obree’s new bike to attempt the landspeed record goes for an early outing. The new bike nicknamed ‘The Beatie’ will later have a full carbon fibre shell to increase streamlining. As you expect from Obree’s bikes this throws away the rule book with an impressively unorthodox position. Beastie 1 (Computer) from David Street on […]

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Graeme Obree’s World Speed Record

Graeme Obree will be soon attempting to break the World human powered speed record on a home built bike. After a break from the sport where he become world champion (4Km pursuit), Obree talks about his motivation for coming back and attempting to  go for this unique record and new challenge: “So I thought to […]

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Graeme Obree’s World Hour Record

in 1993, Graeme Obree, stunned the cycling community by riding 51.596Km and breaking Francesco Moser’s World Hour Record, which had stood for 10 years. Graeme used a custom made bike and a radical new position. The amazing thing about the record is that he had attempted the record the day before and failed. Despite failing, he […]

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