Details: “I couldn’t care less about getting eighth; I want to get on the podium and I will risk everything.”
Dan Martin dazzled in 2019, racing and winning with a smile. At home in Andorra with the risk-taking racer juggling twins and Grand Tour ambitions.
Morten Okbo on Belgium, Baudelaire and bicycling passion; unlucky underdog Sep Vanmarcke on near misses and we get high with AG2R on the altitude camp transforming their Tour hopes.
We’ve new columnists Romain Bardet and Ned Boulting, the tale of a Guatemalan who raced the Tour of Flanders, and we shiver at the GP Denain, a revamped French race with cobbles. Plus Desire and more…