Luke Rowe: Why a good training partner is so important

“The perfect training partner is on time, motivated, reliable, has all the necessary kit, a tale to tell and knows a good route”

Welshman Luke Rowe is Team Sky’s Classics specialist and often the team’s road captain, and he writes exclusively each week for Cycling Weekly. He’s also a huge Cardiff Devils ice hockey fan

Us professional cyclists ride pretty much every day of the year and rack up a fair few hours in the saddle. And the best way of passing these long, and sometimes boring, hours is to surround yourself with a good few training partners.

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