21-year-old British climber James Knox to turn pro with Quick-Step Floors in 2018

Knox moves into WorldTour ranks after stellar 2017 season

James Knox (right) at the 2016 Abu Dhabi Tour

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Young British climber James Knox will make the step up to the WorldTour in 2018 after signing a two-year deal with Quick-Step Floors.

Knox, who has been riding for Team Wiggins for the last couple of years, has enjoyed a stellar 2017 season, gaining top-tens in a string of prestigious under-23 races, including eighth place overall in the Tour de l'Avenir where he also finished second on one stage.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.