Brian Cookson: ‘Cycling is in a far better place since 2013’

Three weeks after he was ousted as UCI president, Britain’s Brian Cookson writes about his record, the sport and his future - Words by Brian Cookson

Brian Cookson at the 2016 UCI Track World Championships in London (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Well, my friends, it’s some 35 years ago that I first wrote race reports for Cycling Weekly, phoning them in to

a copytaker on a Sunday evening, usually after riding the race myself.

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