On the Swiss track of Grenchen, the British athlete, a past in the Mercedes F1 team, set a new world record with 55.548 kilometers pedaled in an hour: and now he will help the Ineos riders to improve their aerodynamic performance
His name is Daniel John Bigham and he thrives on experiments: he studies, imagines, tests, realizes. At the university, where he was a successful student of Motor Sports Engineering at Oxford, the first thing he experimented with was a cider of his own production: he spent a hundred pounds to build himself an artisanal kit and bought 30 liters of low-quality apple juice. “The cheapest one,” he added sugar and yeast in different proportions and left the compounds there for a couple of weeks. Only to experience that “some tasted good, others were really terrible”.