Steve Cummings: 'These wins make a career'

Stage wins in the Tour de France and Tirreno-Adriatico both came from well timed moves, and it's these victories that Cummings says will define his career

Photos: Graham Watson

Steve Cummings won the Tour de France stage last year and stage four of the 2016 Tirreno-Adriatico. Career-making wins, he says. And the freedom came thanks to joining MTN/Dimension Data last year after years with Team Sky and BMC Racing.

The Englishman, 35 next Saturday, escaped solo in the fourth stage of Tirreno-Adriatico. He had been working for Edvald Boasson Hagen, but when he saw his moment at 3.4 kilometres out, he took it.

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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.