After the UCI made its irrational decision and we made our feelings known, plenty of you have been in touch to show your support and let us know what you think.
We might have lost our right to race - for now - but pleased to see you haven't lost your sense of humour. We can't tell you how much it means to know you're in our corner - and the party doesn't end here…View Post
On June 20, cycling’s international governing body, UCI, dropped a bombshell - announcing wholesale changes to track cycling that would effectively ban trade teams from competing. The confounding move has been roundly condemned by shell-shocked trade teams and met with a fierce backlash from the cycling fraternity.
With the HUUB Wattbike Test team - one of the most successful track teams of the past two years - at the centre of the maelstrom, its founder, Dan Bigham, explains to sports journalist Tim Heming how they feel let down by a wall of silence from both the UCI and British Cycling, but are determined to still have a voice…View Post
Cycling's world governing body has announced major changes to the sport of track cycling that we believe will cause irreparable damage to the sport.
Sports journalist Tim Heming shares our view and wrote this opinion piece that pulls no punches in explaining why...View Post
At the National Track Championships in Manchester, the team walked away with five more medals as well as a new national record for John Archibald of 4-09.584 in the 4km Individual Pursuit. The team narrowly missed out on an IP 1-2-3 after Jonny Wale got disqualified, but John and Dan still took home the gold and silver respectively.
The team also defended their Men’s Team Pursuit title, as well as taking home multiple medals in the 1000m Time Trial. More victories for ‘The People’s Republic of Derbados’!View Post
Team HUUB Wattbike’s express pace comes not just from world-class kit, equipment and a dedication to training, but also a devout focus on aerodynamics to reduce drag. The faster the speed, the more wind resistance is created, and the more important aerodynamics become. To help you go faster on race-day, Team HUUB Wattbike’s Dan Bigham and Jacob Tipper explain seven aero-myths riders fall for...View Post
On Saturday December 8, Team HUUB Wattbike will unveil the unique Derbados flag design at the top of the tower at Derby Cathedral.
Derbados has created quite a storm in the cycling world since HUUB Wattbike, the Derby-based track cycling team, have referred to their home and training base as ‘The People’s Republic of Derbados’.View Post
Not many contract negotiations feature ‘having to shave your moustache off’ as part of the discussions (even if it was said very much tongue in cheek). But the HUUB Wattbike test team isn’t really your conventional cycling team, and Ashton Lambie isn’t your conventional bike rider. The American is making the switch from Kansas to UK to link up with the Derby based squad.View Post
A selected few headed to the sunny climate of Malta for the second round of the Super League Triathlon, which resulted in a 2nd place podium for ‘Blue Jersey – Leading Swimmer’ Henri Schoeman. Recently engaged, it wasn’t the only result he got after proposing to his girlfriend in Malta a few days before the race!
The HUUB Wattbike Team were also competing over the weekend out in Canada for the second round of the UCI Track World Cup. After becoming the 5th fasted nation in history with a new PB at the opening round people were eager to see what came next… Qualifying fastest, they made it through to the gold medal final against Denmark but came away with the silver medal in second place.View Post