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Interviews


Tour of Flanders: waiting for Tommo

Tom Boonen and Fabian Cancellara, E3 Harelbeke 2013

Tom Boonen may not be in the same form as when he won the Tour of Flanders last year, but he is still the central figure in the build-up to the race

Fumiyuki Beppu interview: Japan’s rising son

Japan is full of bicycles and kerin racing is huge, but Fumiyuki Beppu is one of only four Japanese road riders competing at the top level.

Inside the mind of Dave Brailsford

Cycle Sport finds out what makes the Team Sky boss and possibly the hardest-working man in cycling tick.

Jeremy Hunt interview – On the hunt again

A Tour de France debut was a long time coming for Jeremy Hunt. Here, the veteran British rider looks back at a turbulent career and talks about life after Cervélo

Geraint Thomas Interview: Wales of a time

Geraint Thomas

The British road race champion tells Cycle Sport about his incredible performance during the first week of the 2010 Tour de France, and looks forward to even better results in 2011.

Aldo Sassi: The Philosophy of Coaching

Aldo Sassi

The world of cycling is mourning the death of Aldo Sassi. We can think of no better tribute to his memory than this first-person interview, conducted recently with Cycle Sport, on the ethics and beliefs behind his coaching methods.

Mark Cavendish Interview: Obsessive compulsive marauder

Mark Cavendish Interview

Rather than see it as a disadvantage, HTC-Columbia has managed to turn Mark Cavendish’s furious perfectionism into a serious asset. In 2010, it’ll be catapulting him towards plenty of victories, including, he hopes, the Tour de France green jersey in July.

Out on the road with David Millar & Michael Barry

David Millar & Michael Barry Interview

David Millar and Michael Barry are two of the most articulate and reflective professional cyclists. Both are unashamed racing traditionalists, and both are racing aesthetes, with strong opinions on how cycling should be. Cycle Sport followed them out for a spin, then listened as they stopped for a coffee and a chat.

Ryder Hesjedal Interview: Team Ryder

Ryder Hesjedal

Being a team player is what it’s all about when riding for a pro squad, and Ryder Hesjedal is the perfect example of this. Crucial to Bradley Wiggins’s great result in the 2009 Tour, Hesjedal explains his key role in Garmin’s success, not forgetting his own big victories.

David Millar Interview: Millar’s Tale

David Millar Interview

After a promising early career, David Millar reached his lowest ebb in 2004 when he was slapped with a doping ban. Six years on, the Garmin rider explains how all that was part of the process that has made him the rider — and the man — he is today.