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Dan Bigham – Talking Aero; “Ponytails aren’t…”


If you watched Stage One of the Giro on Eurosport or GCN then you’ll have heard that someone had the great idea to recruit British professional rider, Dan Bigham to join the commentary team as a ‘chrono specialist.’

It was a delight to listen to his informed, ‘no waffle’ observations.

Dan Bigham has his workstation in the commentary booth carefully set out. Photo©supplied

Dan Bigham studied motorsport engineering at Oxford Brookes University and worked in Formula One before moving into cycling.

As a rider he’s achieved much, winning multiple British titles on the track and against the watch, as well as a medal at the UCI Road Worlds in the TTT.

As an entrepreneur/organiser he put together the HUUB Wattbike team which became a major force in World Cup team pursuiting, winning the Minsk and London rounds before the UCI decided there would be no ‘trade’ teams in the competition – a decision they have subsequently reversed.

Recently the Ribble Weldtite rider has become an aerod