Simon Cope denies that he knew the contents of Team Sky's 'mystery package'

Former British Cycling employee Simon Cope says that he did not know what was in the package that he took from Manchester to the Critérium du Dauphiné in 2011

Simon Cope.

Simon Cope, the former British Cycling employee responsible for transporting a jiffy bag from Manchester to Team Sky at the 2011 Critérium du Dauphiné, says that he was not aware of what was in the package.

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Nigel Wynn
Former Associate Editor

Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, 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, 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.