Sophie Smith

Sophie Smith

Sophie moved to Europe in 2012 to further her career as a journalist. She lives in London writing for Cycling Weekly and Cycle Sport magazines, and also works in broadcast. One of her earliest memories is learning to ride a bike but entering the world of professional cycling was serendipitous. She graduated from Australia's Monash University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts.

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Marcel Kittel tops out over the Bradfield climb before the descent down Kirk Edge Road towards Oughtibridge

Charly Wegelius weighs in on Yorkshire road debate

Garmin-Sharp sports director Charly Wegelius has adopted a pragmatic approach in his analysis of the opening road stages of this year’s Tour de France here amongst murmurs some of the…

Alberto Contador, Andrew Talansky and Jurgen Van den Broeck after the final stage of of the 2014 Criterium du Dauphine

Garmin-Sharp backs Andrew Talansky for Tour de France

David Millar has been controversially omitted from the Garmin-Sharp team that will be built around Andrew Talansky at the Tour de France this year. The 37-year-old Millar today communicated via…

The peloton on stage seventeen of the 2014 Giro d'Italia

Painkillers in the peloton

Alex Dowsett is against the use of painkillers in professional cycling after having once tried the prescription analgesic tramadol in a training session.