Madison Genesis are glutton for punishment with Tour of Britain breakaway attempts

British outfit are on the hunt for stage wins and KOM points in this year's Tour of Britain

Matt Holmes (Madison Genesis) leads the breakaway on stage two of the Tour of Britain

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Madison Genesis have been at the forefront of every break in this year's Tour of Britain so far, and it doesn't look like the Milton Keynes-based team are going to be tweaking their tactics anytime soon.

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Paul Knott is a fitness and features writer, who has also presented Cycling Weekly videos as well as contributing to the print magazine as well as online articles.  In 2020 he published his first book, The Official Tour de France Road Cycling Training Guide (Welbeck), a guide designed to help readers improve their cycling performance via cherrypicking from the strategies adopted by the pros.