Shane Sutton knows a thing or two when it comes to identifying talented bike riders. He has played a significant role in Britain's cycling revolution in recent years and built a world-renowned reputation for being able to see the potential in riders that other coaches or team managers may overlook.

In his racing days, Sutton was a team-mate of Chris Walker at Banana-Falcon, so there is no one better to give a judgment on him.

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Simon Richardson
Magazine editor

Editor of Cycling Weekly magazine, Simon has been working at the title since 2001. He fell in love with cycling 1989 when watching the Tour de France on Channel 4, started racing in 1995 and in 2000 he spent one season racing in Belgium. During his time at CW (and Cycle Sport magazine) he has written product reviews, fitness features, pro interviews, race coverage and news. He has covered the Tour de France more times than he can remember along with two Olympic Games and many other international and UK domestic races. He became the 130-year-old magazine's 13th editor in 2015.