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It's got to the point where I don't even remember what a real bike race is anymore. Virtual races, though? Can't move for them.

Who needs the Alps or Pyrenees when you can have a limitless number of computer-generated mountains as the backdrop as you watch the pixelated backside of Nicolas Roche or Greg Van Avermaet rip the rest of the field to shreds? The victor coming to an abrupt stop after the finish line with no team-mates or media mob descending on him. Maybe this reticence is fitting for the strange times we currently find ourselves in.

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Hi. I'm Cycling Weekly's Weekend Editor. I like writing offbeat features and eating too much bread when working out on the road at bike races.

Before joining Cycling Weekly I worked at The Tab and I've also written for Vice, Time Out, and worked freelance for The Telegraph (I know, but I needed the money at the time so let me live).

I also worked for ITV Cycling between 2011-2018 on their Tour de France and Vuelta a España coverage. Sometimes I'd be helping the producers make the programme and other times I'd be getting the lunches. Just in case you were wondering - Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen had the same ham sandwich every day, it was great.