JLT Condor's Matthew Gibson takes Britain's first road win of 2018

JLT Condor take Britain's first victory for third time in three years

Matthew Gibson wins stage three of the New Zealand Cycle Classic

(Image credit: NZCC)

While the Tour Down Under is going on in Australia, on the other side of the Tasman Sea Matthew Gibson has chalked up the first victory by a British rider in a UCI race in 2018.

The JLT Condor rider took victory on stage three of the New Zealand Cycle Classic on Friday, narrowly out-sprinting Toby Orchard (Australian Cycling Academy-Ride Sunshine Coast) and Ryan Thomas (Brisbane Continental Cycling Team) at the end of the flat 126km stage to Martinborough.

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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.