We all know the name Pat McQuaid from his time as president of the UCI at a time of many 'problems'. Many know nothing of his history and a family steeped in Irish cycling. Ed Hood caught up with Pat to hear more.
Barry Harvey was a Canadian star of the track in the 60s with National and Commonwealth Games medals round his neck and is now the subject of a new book ‘Inside Cycling’ on the shelves soon. Ed Hood spoke to Barry about his racing career and the production of one of the first titanium frames.
Eddie Salas isn't the first name that comes to mind when thinking of the Australian road stars of the 80s and 90s, but Salas was a double National champion, Olympian, Worlds and Giro d'Italia rider, with a fine palmarès. Ed Hood found out more.
Next up in Ed Hood's series of antipodean interviews is Graeme Miller from New Zealand, a rider with a long list of achievements. An International athlete for twenty-two years, competing at the Olympics and taking more than 200 pro wins, along with National and Commonwealth titles.
World No. 1 and only 21 years-old, Lorena Wiebes is following in the foot-steps of a line of top Dutch women cyclists. Fifteen wins in 2019 and one in the shortened 2020 season - The World is at her feet. Ed Hood had a word with the next big star.