How Bora-Hansgrohe riders are optimised

Pascal Ackermann Bora-Hansgrohe Retül Bike Fit
(Image credit: Jus Sullivan (Specialized))

There are plenty of differences between the average professional cyclist and the rest of us. Besides the obvious genetic fortune and the abundance of training time that the professional lifestyle affords, there are additional tools, techniques and knowledge that further widens the gap between WorldTour pro and average joe. 

A lot goes on behind the scenes to ensure the Bora-Hansgrohe team is maximally optimised come race day. No matter if we're talking domestiques, GC contenders, or out-and-out sprinters, a team of experts will look at every detail and leave no stone unturned in the pursuit of success. 

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Josh Croxton
Associate Editor (Tech)

Josh is Associate Editor of Cyclingnews – leading our content on the best bikes, kit and the latest breaking tech stories from the pro peloton. He has been with us since the summer of 2019 and throughout that time he's covered everything from buyer's guides and deals to the latest tech news and reviews. 

On the bike, Josh has been riding and racing for over 15 years. He started out racing cross country in his teens back when 26-inch wheels and triple chainsets were still mainstream, but he found favour in road racing in his early 20s, racing at a local and national level for Somerset-based Team Tor 2000. These days he rides indoors for convenience and fitness, and outdoors for fun on road, gravel, 'cross and cross-country bikes, the latter usually with his two dogs in tow.