Mark St Stephen and Roger
(Image credit: Peter Witek)

Roger Hammond and Mark Cavendish paid a flying visit to London yesterday to check out parts of the Tour de France prologue route. The pair stopped in the capital for a T-Mobile press conference before heading out to Philadelphia for a week?s racing.

The pair came to the capital along with team mates Michael Rogers and Linus Gerdemann, although the visit is no indication of their chances of making the Tour team.

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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.