Ryan Mullen: 'the next Fabian Cancellara'

Trek-Segafredo manager is tipping Irish champion Ryan Mullen to be the next star of time trials and Classics – like Fabian 'Spartacus' Cancellara

Ryan Mullen in the 2018 Tour of Flanders.

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

The Doctor from Doctor Who is now a woman, Idris Elba is still talked-up as a likely James Bond, could the next Spartacus be Irish?

Trek-Segafredo general manager Luca Guercilena seems to think so, that’s why he signed Ryan Mullen from Cannondale-Drapac over the winter, according to team staff.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.