THE BIKE.

3.8km

180km

42.2km

On a flat course designed for maximum attack, the 180 km bike leg just might be the most crucial part of the Pho3nix Sub7, powered by Zwift and Pho3nix Sub8, powered by Zwift attempts. Each athlete will be given complete control over how they choose to draft off their pace-making team. Time can be made up here with clever tactics, but there is no substitute for supreme power.

THE BIKE

How will our athletes fare?

Alistair
Brownlee

Dual Olympic Champion

There is only one place to find Alistair Brownlee during the bike leg, and that is off the front and pushing the pace. The Brit and his brother Jonny have revolutionised the tactics of the sport – full gas from the start. Good luck keeping up.

A noted bike-runner, expect Kat to make huge gains on the clock during the 180km bike leg. A former British 100mile TT champion, who in 2020 won the event by more than six minutes, Kat is ranked #16 by the PTO in this discipline and is a core member of the BMC Pro Tri team. Expect fireworks.

Katrina
Matthews

Two Times Ironman Champion

Kristian
Blummenfelt

Ironman World Champion

If you are mid-pack coming out of the swim, one man to look for is Kristian Blummenfelt. The Norwegian has an engine like no other, and routinely drags others with him on the way to the front of a race. The ultimate power triathlete.

Nicola Spirig knows how to meet any challenge on the bike. Whilst strong on technical short courses, the Swiss legend truly comes into her own when the distances get longer and she is allowed to impress herself upon a race, forcing rivals to dig deep to stay with her.

Nicola
Spirig

Dual Olympic Medalist

By the Numbers

FOR THE MEN:

IRON DISTANCE RECORD
PACE

45.9
Kph

Tri Battle Royale [Jan Frodeno]

PACE REQUIRED
FOR 3:45 HOUR
TARGET

48
Kph

TOUR DE FRANCE STAGE RECORD PACE (183km)

42
Kph

FOR THE WOMEN:

IRON DISTANCE RECORD
PACE

40.6
Kph

Ironman Hawaii [Daniela Ryf]

PACE REQUIRED
FOR 4:25 HOUR
TARGET

40.75
Kph

WOMEN’S UCI RECORD PACE

48
Kph

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Can it be done?

Sub 3:45 HRS? (Men)

BikeBike

Can it be done?

Sub 4:15 HRS? (Women)

Join us as we defy the impossible

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