'I’m going to upset all of Belgium but I struggle to see anyone right now that can break it. The old track craft has something to do with it,' Dowsett tells VeloNews.
'I just want to have some fun and ride on my own schedule,' 33-year-old tells VeloNews as he plans a new life of time trials, crits, gravel, and much more.
Despite missing the target distance, Alex Dowsett's hour record attempt helped to shine a light on a rarely talked about condition, and gave hope to many.
British rider was hoping to best the mark of 55.089km at the high-altitude track in Aguascalientes, but came up two laps shy.
Dowsett pins down equipment selections and pacing strategies ahead of official hour record attempt Wednesday.
The former record-holder will make another run at the mark of 55.089km nearly a year after initially scheduled date.
The mixed team relay got its second outing at the worlds in Flanders on Wednesday. It got a resounding thumbs up from the pros, who say it's harder than a traditional TTT.
With the news that he has tested positive for COVID-19, Dowsett has committed to isolation, recovery, and regaining his health.
Current hour record holder Victor Campenaerts responds to Alex Dowsett’s announcement of second attempt on title
Campenaerts went on record to say that if Dowsett succeeded, he would have no choice but to make another attempt himself.
British rider is latest to extend with Israel Start-Up Nation, with ambitions for hour record and Olympic Games.
Brit Alex Dowsett intends to try and break the UCI hour record on December 12 in Manchester.
Ineos Grenadiers, Bora-Hansgrohe among major figures to criticize Friday's rider protest as Vegni vows vengeance.
Long time trial Saturday could see young Italian scoop third stage win of the race and confirm him as fastest man against the clock in the WorldTour.
Peloton grows weary of uncertainty as Giro d'Italia continues to push toward Milano in face of escalating health and weather worries.
VeloNews analyzes the power numbers put up by Alex Dowsett on Stage 8 of this year’s Giro d’Italia.
We deconstruct the dramas of the day, from the shock exit of Simon Yates to the potentially career-altering victory of Alex Dowsett.
British time trial expert attacks from break of six to ride solo to victory while GC contenders have an easy day and roll to the line together.
Former hour record holder Alex Dowsett rides this aerodynamic Canyon Aeroad CF SLX
The Colombian rider has twice finished second to two-time champion Chris Froome, but he hopes things will be different in 2016.
Movistar's clothing sponsor Endura is creating a 3D model of Nairo Quintana to help design a skinsuit that will fit just right.
British Cycling claimed Dowsett tied the elite men’s TT nationals record with four wins, but Stuart Dangerfield says he has six
The Spanish squad announces what it calls a "balanced" roster for the French grand tour
Bradley Wiggins set the bar high over the weekend — here are eight riders who could challenge his record
Movistar's Alex Dowsett replaces BMC's Rohan Dennis as holder of the world hour record, covering 52.937km at the Manchester Velodrome
Alex Dowsett has a rare blood disorder, hemophilia, and he hopes his hour record ride will inspire others suffering from rare diseases
Alex Dowsett is next up to take a run at the hour record, Saturday in Manchester, with the shadow of Wiggins' upcoming attempt looming
Briton Alex Dowsett will have a crack at the longest hour on Saturday aboard a special Canyon Speedmax prototype built just for this attempt
Alex Dowsett's hopes to take on a successful UCI hour-record attempt were damaged on Tuesday after he crashed during a training ride on home roads
The peloton underestimates a three-man breakaway, and Movistar's Alex Dowsett jumps into the lead at the Tour of Britain
Cavendish was injured during the first stage of the Tour de France this summer
Dowsett said he channelled the anger he felt at being left off Movistar's Tour roster to claim time trial gold in Glasgow
Spanish team takes seven riders, including Nairo Quintana, to Formula One facility near London to hone aero positions
The British rider dislocates both thumbs in a fall on Tuesday but is still expected to contend for the world TT title
The winners keep coming during national championship week
The young hemophiliac proves himself in a grand-tour time trial, taking the biggest win of his career
Dowsett hits the hot seat early and stays there in a tough time trial as Nibali turns in a solid performance to take the overall lead
Alex Dowsett moves from Sky to Movistar, Sylvester Szmyd joins Movistar from Liquigas, and José Serpa joins Lampre-Merida
Chris Froome has withdrawn from the time trial to focus on the road race, leaving Alex Dowsett as the sole British rider
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Boogerd blisters Landis; Dowsett eager for Qatar; Peraud eyes Olympics, Tour
Taylor Phinney crashes and loses nearly 20 minutes, and the race lead, at the Tour de l'Avenir. But with no broken bones, he hopes to start stage 3 on Wednesday.
American Taylor Phinney won the 7.8-kilometer prologue at the 2010 Tour de l'Avenir Sunday, taking the first leader's jersey at the prestigious U23 stage race.
A time trial specialist who can power the short climbs and who is tired of coming in second
- 1. David TANNER, (AUS) V Australia, in 03:22:11, 10s bonus
- 2. Alex DOWSETT, (GBR) Trek-Livestrong, at s.t. 6s bonus
- 3. Javier MEGIAS LEAL, (ESP) Team Type 1, at 26 4s bonus
- 4. Caleb FAIRLY, (USA) Team Holowesko Partners, at s.t.
- 5. K Frank PIPP, (USA) Bissell Pro Cycling Team, at s.t.
Fly V Australia's David Tanner won Wednesday's stage 1 of the 2010 Tour of Utah. Tanner outsprinted Trek-Livestrong's Alex Dowsett for the win. Dowsett takes over the race lead from prologue winner Taylor Phinney.