Decision on Campenaerts' Hour Record attempt to be made on Friday

Victor Campenaerts (Lotto Soudal)

Victor Campenaerts expects to know later this week whether he'll be able to make an attempt at beating Bradley Wiggins' Hour Record , which the Lotto Soudal rider has planned for mid-April. The Belgian has been training in Namibia since early January, and the decision as to whether he actually will travel to the Aguascalientes velodrome in Mexico to take on the record will be made on Friday, he told Belgian website HLN.be this week. The reigning European time trial champion will find out whether his team has raised the required amount of sponsorship funds to mount the attempt, which is no small undertaking. "I have been told that [a cost of] €100,000 is the absolute minimum," Campenaerts told HLN.be . "In that price is the bike, the equipment, the trip to Mexico, the stay there, the use of a high-altitude tent, the costs for staff, the salary for my ...

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