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Andy McGrath is Assistant Editor of Rouleur. He is the co-author of The Official Treasures of the Tour de France.

Racing
13.03.13
In Excess
Andy McGrath argues against race organisers' increasing use of unridable ascents.
Riders
08.04.13
Last But Not Least
"That section is a complete slap in the face… two hundred riders going towards one stretch straight for two kilometres.
Riders
09.05.13
Operation Dennis
"Doc, I’m not pushy, but if you give me a saw or a knife right now, I’d cut off the leg myself because I can’t live like this." 
Riders
14.05.13
The Accidental Death of a Cyclist
We speak to Pantani film maker James Erskine.
Racing
04.07.13
Battered

The inevitable mega falls of the Tour de France’s opening week turns one day’s warrior into the next day’s gauze-swaddled, zombie-eyed backmarker,

Riding
12.07.13
Winging the Etape
Andy McGrath hasn't trained all year. He was asked if he'd like to do the Etape. He said yes. Here's what happened. 
Riders
25.07.13
Froome Blog
Andy McGrath warms to Chris Froome.
Riders
15.08.13
Björn With It
It's not easy being the offspring of a cycling superstar. Björn Thurau talks to Andy McGrath.
Racing
15.09.13
The Race Doctor
Meet Andrew Meilak, the Tour of Britain race doctor who has raced against some of his patie
Racing
17.09.13
On Honister Pass
Wet, windy and wildly-steep: the Tour of Britain's visit up Honister Pass won't be forgotte
Riders
17.09.13
Where There's a Will
The A Level student who went from lying on the beach to racing with Cavendish and company a
Riders
19.09.13
JTL: One Year On
Jonathan Tiernan-Locke on a miserable year in the saddle.
Riders
21.09.13
Turning The Corner
A year after his serious Tour of Britain crash, Wouter Sybrandy talks about his amazing rec
Racing
22.09.13
Sweet Smell Of Success
Blessed are the cheese makers: following fromage at the Tour of Britain.
Racing
24.09.13
Our Home Tour
A look back at the 2013 Tour of Britain. 
Racing
18.10.13
Love Handles
Andy McGrath wonders where all cycling's imaginative nicknames have gone.
Bicycles
15.11.13
You Should Have Seen That Coming
On Timm Kölln and Olaf Unverzart's photography exhibition in Berlin.
Riders
17.12.13
David Millar Project
"I just wanted to do something positive. I’m sick of cycling being dark, so dramatic, melodramatic.
Riders
13.01.14
Remembering Jason
Seven years after his death, Jason MacIntyre's wife and close friends share their memories of the Scottish time-trial star.
Racing
04.02.14
Back To School
Andy Hampsten and Jaan Kirsipuu on the Etoile de Bessèges, Europe's traditional season opener.
Bicycles
14.02.14
Making the Kit Fit
From Covent Garden to Cancellara: how London shop Cyclefit became bike fitters for Trek Factory Racing.
Riders
13.03.14
François Pervis
The French track sprinting star on his arduous journey to the top, carp fishing and how Chr
Riders
14.03.14
Ed Clancy
British cycling's Mr. Versatility talks omnium secrets, post-London blues and why Rio 2016 might be his last Olympics.
Riders
20.03.14
Moser: Definitely, Maybe
11.04.14
Going To War
"The days before Roubaix are the worst part. When you’re lying there, building yourself up, fucking nervous. Restless.
Riders
14.04.14
Gabba Gabba Hey
Team Sky's Gabriel Rasch on his final Roubaix.
Riders
09.05.14
Crossroads

Team Sky star Geraint Thomas on the toughest decision of his career: choosing between co

Riders
27.05.14
El Pirazzi
Who are the other aggressive riders in the Italian bunch? "Aggressive like me? There's nobody else... I think I'm the only one," Pirazzi says...
Riders
12.06.14
Adam Yates

Meet the British neo-pro taking the WorldTour peloton by storm.

Riders
24.06.14
Victor Mature

Tejay van Garderen on being spoiled by success, his disastrous 2013 Tour de France and C

Racing
02.07.14
Our pick of the best riders set to miss the 2014 Tour de France.
Racing
04.07.14
The Young Ones

We talk to Simon Yates, Danny Van Poppel and Rudy Molard, three talents hoping to make their mark on the 2014 Tour de France.

Racing
07.07.14
The Tour in Britain: Hits and Misses

We look at the highs and lows of the 2014 Tour de France's three days in England.

Riders
08.07.14
Bright Spark

Meet Reto Hollenstein, the lanky former electrician racing his first Tour de France.

Racing
11.07.14
Green Gauge

The rider of the 2014 Tour de France's first week is Peter Sagan. So why is his brilliance taken for granted?

Racing
16.07.14

Our rundown of the cycling stars who missed out on a stage win of the sport's biggest ra

Riders
18.07.14
Giant Killer

Eros Poli relives his incredible escape to victory over Mont Ventoux in the 1994 Tour de

Riders
23.07.14
Carlos Sastre

The forgotten Tour champion talks standing up to Manolo Saiz, doping and modern cycling's lack of respect.

History
26.07.14
Nencini: Forgotten Champion
A look into the family album of a forgotten Tour and Giro winner, courtesy of Gastone Nencini's daughter. 
Racing
28.07.14
Giant Steps
Koen De Kort, Albert Timmer and team boss Iwan Spekenbrink tell the story of how Giant-Shimano went from pack fodder to the world's best bunch sprint
Racing
05.08.14

Rotten riders, acrimonious teams, one-hit wonders: as the transfer window opens, we look

Riders
12.09.14
Double Bubble Brändle

IAM Cycling talent Matthias Brändle talks two Tour of Britain stage wins in 48 hours, upsetting the odds and riding motorbikes.

Riders
16.09.14
Bradley Morgan

From international skier to Tour of Britain finisher in 14 months.

Riders
18.09.14

Stuff and nonsense from the week in cycling. August 27: Jens Voigt memories, Cav's consistency and Roche versus racehorse.

Riders
05.10.14
Dan Martin
Meet Dan Martin, the cold-blooded climber putting the risk back into modern racing.
Riders
07.10.14
Elia Viviani

Italian sprinting’s next big thing on how he can go from nearly man to beating Kittel, Cavendish and company.

Racing
08.10.14

Stuff and nonsense from the week in cycling.

Riders
09.10.14
Bird on the Wire

Andy Schleck’s fragility was his appeal and his undoing.

Riders
21.10.14
Lizzie Armitstead reflects on 2014 campaign

"I'm the opposite of normal athletes." Lizzie Armitstead on self-belief, World Cup victory and learning from Vos. 

Racing
22.10.14

Stuff and nonsense from the week in cycling.

Riders
23.10.14
Laura Trott

The double Olympic gold medalist talks the fame game, working on tactics and where her future lies after Rio 2016.

Riders
05.11.14
Dan McLay: Britain's next Classics star
'Virtual Flandrian' on Belgian racing, turning pro and keeping the winning habit
Riders
11.11.14
Coming soon to Rouleur - Lance, as you've never seen him before
“You’re an asshole,” our man Morten begins.
Bicycles
12.11.14

Stuff and nonsense from the week in pro cycling.

Riders
19.11.14

As he bows out of professional cycling, David Millar discusses the highs and lows of his jou

History
21.11.14

Only the bad and the ugly in this rundown of professional cycling's crimes against fashi

Racing
02.12.14
Rouleur Awards 2014

Sean Kelly, Jens Voigt and Jonathan Vaughters among the judges of the inaugural Rouleur

Racing
04.12.14

Cyclo-cross as you've never seen it before: the doyen of the dirt's thrilling on-bike footage from the recent World Cup round in Milton Keynes

Riders
04.12.14

Jens Voigt picks his best performances from the 2014 season

Racing
08.12.14
Sean Kelly: "Age is catching up with Cancellara"
Fantastic Flanders and riproaring Rolland: the Classics king chooses his top riders and rac
Bicycles
16.12.14
We take a close look at the Tour de France winner's bike and follow him on a Costa Blanca training ride.
Riding
17.12.14
Stuff and nonsense from the week in pro cycling.
Racing
19.12.14
Rouleur Awards 2014: The Winners

The votes are in. Find out who our prestigious judging panel picked as the top performers of the 2014 season.

History
27.12.14
Personal reflections on 2014 from assistant editor Andy McGrath
Racing
30.12.14
A dozen riders of note calling a halt to their glittering careers in 2014
14.01.15

Stuff and nonsense from the week in pro cycling.

History
26.01.15
Alf Engers, cycling, bicycle

The new Alf Engers film dissects the colourful life and times of a British cycling rebel

26.01.15
Alf Engers, bike, cycling
The time-trial legend discusses pedalling technique, oblong chainrings and the new breed of riders in extracts from the Q & A at premiere of his
Riders
29.01.15
Bob Jungels, cyclist, pool cue over shoulders, black and white
Trek Factory Racing's 22-year-old Luxembourger on Frank, Andy and dreams of becoming a legend
Racing
02.02.15
Vincenzo Nibali, happy to prove the doubters wrong with the yellow jersey
"Nibali must have enjoyed answering the mid-season naysayers with the maillot jaune."

It's ridiculous that Tour de France contenders are being questioned about their form in January.

Racing
18.02.15

First pro win for Dan McLay in a confusing end to the day in Gabon. Our man Andy McGrath was there

Riders
19.02.15

The 1981 Paris-Roubaix winner talks Wiggins, 2015 contenders and why he called the race “bullshit”

Racing
20.02.15
African team MTN-Qhubeka tackles the Tour de France for the first time this year.
Racing
23.02.15
Hot photos by Gautier Demouveaux from the lush surroundings of Gabon
Racing
26.02.15
Skydive Dubai drive the peloton at the Tropicale Amissa Bongo
Talking ambitious plans, big budgets and anti-doping with the UAE squad who want to be Arabian Peninsula's first WorldTour team
Racing
04.03.15

Stuff and nonsense from the week in pro cycling.

Racing
11.03.15
The man with the hammer and other poster art images from the first part of the 2015 cycling
Racing
13.03.15
Access denied: the visa problems blocking Africa's brightest talents

When sport and politics clash: we talk to Eritrea’s top talents denied a chance of racin

Racing
18.03.15
Matt Stephens, Declan Quigley, British Eurosport, commentary booth

Inside the commentary box with Declan Quigley and Matt Stephens as they cover stage six

Riders
19.03.15
Matt Goss, MTN-Qhubeka cyclist

© Mark Gunter

The 2011 Milan-Sanremo winner talks lost confidence, lessons learned and the secrets of suc
Riders
24.03.15
Man, thirties, beard, dark hair, black and white photo, portrait, Luca Paolini, cyclist, Rouleur Magazine, Paolo Martelli
The maestro, the director, the wise man, the conductor of the giant moving orchestr
Bicycles
27.03.15
Racing cyclist, sat down, custom helmet with shark motif, photographed from above, Vincenzo Nibali

He's personalised helmets and bikes for the likes of Vincenzo Nibali, Alexander Kristoff

Riders
30.03.15
Lizzie Armitstead
The British star talks fame and fakery, how to beat Marianne Vos, and British Cycling's lac
Racing
01.04.15
Racing cyclist, fluorescent yellow jersey, sat on ground, crashed, Jesus Hernandez, Tinkoff Saxo
There's no skill in a crash, only pain and shock, so why constantly replay it?