Yanto Barker aiming to sew up Elite Road Series win this weekend

Only Marcin Bialoblocki can prevent Yanto Barker from taking British Cycling Elite Road Series title during Sunday's Ipswich and Coastal Grand Prix

Yanto Barker, Jersey International Road Race 2014

Yanto Barker has to finish in the lead group at the Ipswich and Coastal Grand Prix on Sunday (August 31) to be crowned the overall winner of this year’s British Cycling Elite Road Series.

Team Raleigh’s Barker leads the Series by 21 points from Velosure-Giordana’s Marcin Bialoblocki ahead of this weekend’s race.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.