Ed Hood has been checking out the list of 'Young Guns' for the 2021 season and picked out Tom Day as a 'man to watch' this season. The young rider from the south of England is off to find his fortune with the famous SEG Racing team in Holland. Ed heard all about it.
There seems to be a lot of young British riders turning pro recently: Jake Stewart and Matthew Walls, to name two. Ed Hood caught up with Lewis Askey, who is with the Continental Groupama-FDJ team and, hopefully, heading towards a pro contract, to hear how he faired the Covid-19 lockdown and life with Groupama-FDJ.
Rider Interview: When a young man sets his heart on a career as a professional cyclist he might as well jump in at the deep end. Young English rider, Ollie Robinson, has based himself in Zottegem and the hot-bed of Belgian cycling for the 2020 season. Ed Hood found out all about Ollie's plans for the future.
Rider Interview: When PEZman in Spain, Alastair Hamilton was invited to the UAE Team Emirates training camp last month he had to decide who to interview. Tadej Pogačar and Fernando Gaviria where obvious choices, but the name Brandon McNulty stuck out as a man to watch for the future. Worlds medalist and winner of an exceptionally hard 2019 Giro di Sicilia - A star in the making.
Rider Interview: Tadej Pogačar is one of the 'young guns' in today's peloton and 2019 was an enormous season for the Slovenian. Wins in Algarve and California were top performances, but then in the Vuelta, Pogačar won three stages and third step on the final podium. Alastair Hamilton caught up with Tadej at the UAE Team Emirates Spanish training camp to get the full story.
Young Gun Interview: As ever, Ed Hood has been keeping his eye on the results of the 'promising riders' and the name Teniel Campbell has stuck out like the proverbial sore thumb. The twenty-two year old Trinidadian has been winning at home and now in Europe and will be a pro for the Valcar Cylance team in 2020.