Steve Cummings

British team pursuit rider Stephen Cummings will this week join the American Discovery Channel team. Cummings rode for the Belgian Landbouwkrediet-Colnago team for the last two years and is now stepping in to one of the biggest teams in the ProTour.

The staff at British Cycling, along with Cummings? agent Richard Allchin, had tried to place the 25-year old in a ProTour team for this season, knowing it was the best way for him to improve as a rider, but it didn?t happen. This year the teams came looking.

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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.