Hugh Porter: legend of the bike and the mic

A cycling legend in his own right in his younger days, Hugh Porter is now known for commentating on some of the biggest races. As he turns 75, Cycling Weekly sits down with the man himself to look back on his remarkable career 

Hugh Porter

Hugh Porter track race

Hugh Porter in action on the track. Photo: Cycling Weekly archive

From winning four world pursuit titles — a record still unbeaten today — to commentating on every British Olympic cycling medal in the modern era, Hugh Porter has experienced all aspects of cycling.

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