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Nicolas Roche – It’s about Preperation and Le Tour

Tour de France has always been considered The Greatest Cycling Show On Earth, but rarely has anticipation been as high as for Edition 100 in just under 2 weeks. French/Irishman Nicolas Roche knows this, and has been preparing for it for a long time. In this exclusive video Nicolas Roche talks about life as a Domestique to Alberto Contador during Tour de France, and the process of further developing as a rider. As a native Irish having lived in France for 8 years, France is still very close to Roche’s heart, and his role as support to Alberto Contador in France during Tour de France has made a significant change on his perspective as a rider.

Nicolas Roche is the latest rider to be featured in the Saxo Cycling series, which profiles riders and other members of Team Saxo-Tinkoff. Previous films have featured Matti Breschel, Daniele Bennati, Roman Kreuziger, Takashi Miyazawa and Head Chef Hannah Alexandra Grant. Still to come in the series, which runs until the start of the 100th. Tour de France are Alberto Contador and Team Mechanic Faustino Munoz Cambron.

Team Saxo-Tinkoff is producing the films together with Saxo Bank, the specialist in online trading and investment. The Saxo Cycling series is designed to share Saxo Bank’s passion for the sport as we count down to the ultimate cycling event, the 100th. Edition of the Tour de France.

You can watch the Saxo Cycling series here: www.saxocycling.com.

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