Simon Richardson

Simon Richardson

Deputy editor of Cycling Weekly and Cycle Sport magazines. Life long cyclist who has raced and ridden all over Europe. Journalist since 2001 when I joined the magazines, have since covered multiple Tours, Giros and classics. Veteran reporter of track world championships as well as Beijing and London Olympics. And definitely not as good a rider as I'd like to be.

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David Millar

Double bubble for David Millar at the Games

By his own admission David Millar was initially bitterly disappointed not to be selected by Garmin-Sharp to ride the Tour de France in his final season as a pro. But,…

Team NetApp-Endura recce Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 2013

Bora to re-open door for pro cycling in Germany?

German company Bora was announced as the new title sponsor of the NetApp-Endura team, effective from January 1,  2015, at a rest-day press conference on the Tour de France today.…

Garmin-Sharp, Majorca, February 2014

Garmin set for change of direction

The Garmin-Sharp team, so long the advocates of high-risk tactics, will re-route their race sat-nav and put their weight behind Andrew Talansky for the Tour‘s general classification this year. Rather…

Team Sky recce the roads of Yorkshire ahead of the 2014 Tour de France

Blog: Riding Yorkshire’s Tour stages: Day 2

That was insane. The second stage of this year’s Tour de France will be one of the toughest of the whole race. I’ve ridden the route of the Marmotte, I’ve…

Buttertubs from the top

Blog: Riding Yorkshire’s Tour stages – Day 1

I’m in Yorkshire with Wiggle to ‘Ride the Route’ of the Tour de France‘s first two stages in this beautiful British county. Yes it’s stunning. Yes it’s going to look…