Russell Downing: back to the old school for 2015

The British rider is as keen as ever to race, and has gone back to getting the miles in this winter

Russell Downing is going back to his old school methods this winter as he builds up to a 2015 season back in the international peloton with Cult Energy.

Downing, 36, signed a one-year deal with the Danish professional continental outfit after a season with British team NFTO where he won the Stockton Grand Prix and finished fourth at the Commonwealth Games road race.

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Richard Abraham is an award-winning writer, based in New Zealand. He has reported from major sporting events including the Tour de France and Olympic Games, and is also a part-time travel guide who has delivered luxury cycle tours and events across Europe. In 2019 he was awarded Writer of the Year at the PPA Awards.