INTERVIEW: Sam Bennett was piloted to another Vuelta a España stage win on Thursday's stage 9 by Michael Mørkøv, but the UCI had other ideas. Ed Hood managed to 'have a word' with the best lead-out in the business on the Vuelta's first rest day, before Bennett's second victory was taken from him.
Rider Interview: The all round star, Michael Mørkøv, has added another title to his palmarès - World Madison Champion, for the second time. At the recent championships in Berlin, partnered by fellow Dane Lasse Norman Hansen, Mørkøv took the rainbow colours. Ed Hood caught up with his old mate to hear all about it.
Copenhagen '6 Days': Ed Hood couldn't miss the last '6 Day' of the 2019/20 season in Copenhagen. A full six days was not possible in the Danish capital, but three is better than none and the winners were dominant. The City of the little mermaid is one of Ed's favourites, as he always says "wonderful, wonderful..."
Rider Interview: Michael Mørkøv is one of those rare beasts that can ride a full road season, including grand Tours and win on the indoor boards at the highest level. Ed Hood is an old '6 Days' colleague of the great Dane and managed to have a word before the 2020 training starts.
June 10, 2019 - Tour build-up with the Dauphiné-results and video, also Hammer Limburg, Lugano and Slovenian TT champs. Van der Poel to ride road Worlds-Top Story. Gilbert not to retire, no Tour for Martínez, Monfort preparations, contract for Mørkøv, Ellingworth to Bahrain, Christmas 2nd half of season, Tafi to Rock-N-Road and Sunweb open’s Keep Challenging Center.
Tinkoff-Saxo’s Michael Mørkøv won the prestigious track cycling event Copenhagen SixDay’s Tuesday night. At the same time he made history by becoming the most winning Danish rider of all time in the race with five wins in total.
Team Saxo-Tinkoff's Michael Mørkøv is known for his uncompromising professionalism and his experience and successful history on the track and the Dane got memorable debut in the world's toughest bike race, the Tour de France in 2012, where he wore the mountain jersey in the first week of the most prestigious race in the world. More recently, the Dane attended in the Tour of California, which was a new experience:
Men of the Tour, thus far? Wiggins, definitely; Sagan, for sure; Greipel, yes - and, Michael Morkov. Ed Hood logged a couple hundred kms in the rental car on rest day to catch up with the KOM leader. The Danish ex-world madison champion and six day star's stage one breakaway to grab the polka dot jersey and his defence of it for the first week was one of the talking points of the race.