Do you need a lot of money to be a cyclist? We would like to think not, but if you want to be a professional cyclist it certainly appears that it helps if you have rich parents. Following on from USA Cycling’s talent program announcement to charge a large amount of cash for their academy Dan and Si discuss how money helps boost success. This week in the world of cycling, we also learnt that cyclists logged 8.1 billion miles on Strava in 2020, and climbed 122 billion metres, and thanks to a Belgian Academic just how much energy you can save thanks to aerodynamics from sitting in a peloton.
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