Geraint Thomas: I could keep riding until I'm 40

Welsh rider says it's more about mental strength than physical if he's to carry on as a professional for another decade

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Geraint Thomas says he could ride on as a professional cyclist until he's 40, but admits he has considered when he might finally called it a day.

The Welshman is only just entering the peak of his career at 29-years-old, and has shown his best ever form on the road this year after winning the E3 Harelbeke and putting an impressive display of climbing at the Tour de France.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).