Tim Wellens recorded a magnificent victory at the Grand Prix de Montréal, though unfortunately we didn’t get to see much of it. Biblical rain wiped out the vast majority of television coverage from the second Canadian race of the weekend, and it was only thanks to the finish line’s static camera that we got to see him outsprinting Adam Yates to take the biggest one-day win of his career.
Cycling fans everywhere were dealt a blow this week when they learned via Twitter that the voice of cycling, David Harmon, from the home of cycling, Eurosport, would be taking an extended break. Following my exclusive, lengthy chat with him last weekend in the warm Niçois sunshine, he shares his thoughts on a wide range of cycling-related topics, in this first of a two-part interview, with more on why and what he’s going to be doing while he’s ‘on a break’ to follow in the second instalment later today. Continue reading