Mick Ives

Not many professional riders can claim to have done 'the triple' in any one season - that is, ride and complete the Giro d'Italia, Tour de France and Vuelta a Espana. But for veteran British racer Mick Ives, that is exactly what he will be aiming to do this year.

Mick is planning to ride the routes of all three 2008 Grand Tours in one day less (each tour) than the professionals. He is aiming to do this solo, with just one vehicle providing back-up support on this most epic of challenges. And it's all in aid of the SPARKS (Sport Aiding medical Research for KidS) charity.

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Nigel Wynn
Former Associate Editor

Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on CyclingWeekly.com, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, CyclingWeekly.com would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.