Ben Swift, Tour of Britain 2011, stage two (cancelled)

Yorkshireman and Sky pro Ben 'Swifty' Swift talks Tuscany, Malcolm Elliott, flat-sharing and not playing the saxophone

An American journalist once asked me how I got the name Swifty. It's a good name to have for a cyclist, especially when you've just got a good result, and I don't get bored of the puns, although there is always a lot of it. I still find it pretty funny.

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