'If I ever feel like cycling is a job and I can’t go skiing, why would I continue?' Lewis Askey prepares to go pro

Junior Paris-Roubaix and Junior Tour of Wales winner Lewis Askey on stepping up with FDJ

Askey wins Paris Roubaix Junior (Phil Crow)

(Image credit: ©Phil Crow 2018)

For five minutes, Lewis Askey has been recalling, in vivid detail, the final few kilometres of his Junior Paris-Roubaix win from April 2018. He finally pauses for breath, his excitement having caught up with him.

"It was a feeling I will never forget," he reveals. "It was the craziest moment of my life. I turned right into the velodrome and there were huge crowds.

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