UCI Professional Fitness Test


Think you’re fit? Well let the UCI decide.

Above is a link to Cycling Weekly’s Paul Knott taking the UCI Professional Cycling Test. The test assesses if you have the fitness credentials to compete with the worlds best at the World Cycling Centre.

The format of the test is shown below:


With the standards that you need to compare yourself against being:


Ultimately I can hear some of you saying ‘this isn’t mountain biking, this is a test for road riders’ while others are saying ‘I reckon I can beat a road rider’.  I recently wrote a post on Martyn Ashton and his mindset. In the face of adversity Martyn asked himself a question…..’I wonder who the best paraplegic is’?

What was your first thought when you saw this test?

If you are going to take the time to practice, practice like the elite.


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