On video: Team GB at Manchester

Team GB training like, a train

by Dave Atkinson   October 21, 2008  

Team GB

Not really news as such, but Team GB's A-list were at Manchester Velodrome when we were at the Boardman launch. Sadly we didn't get to talk to them as they're much too focused, but we thought you'd appreciate a bit of footage of them all ranting round at twice the speed mortals can manage.

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That's fast

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posted by mst [38 posts]
22nd October 2008 - 10:31

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Hoy was quick, but he wasn't really trying - dunno if that was something to do with his training schedule. Victoria Pendleton though - sadly I didn't get any video of her but she was insanely fast, and so close to the motorbike that any kind of misjudgement would have meant a massive stack. Honestly, she was about 3 inches away from the back wheel. Madness.

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7037 posts]
22nd October 2008 - 10:37

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looks like on of Take That during their later grungy phase. Er, so my wife tells me.

On a bike somewhere…

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posted by thebikeboy [138 posts]
22nd October 2008 - 11:20

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