Carapaz and Kwiatkowski adopted the 44 year old winning technique of Coalville Wheelers Platts Brothers

 

Brailsford has always said he looks for best practice everywhere to influence his riders – his search has indeed been thorough.

Carapaz and Kwiatkowski adopted the 44 year old winning technique of Coalville Wheelers Platts brothers, who crossed the line 2 1/2minutes clear of the field in the 1976 Christmas Road Race. The attached photograph, credited to the Leicester Mercury, showed them how to finish (Ignore the wooly hats and gloves – it was a cold wet day)

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