Double Olympic silver medallist Becky James retires from cycling to concentrate on cake-making business

James retires after ten years on the British team

Becky James will retire from cycling aged 25

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Double world champion and two-time Olympic silver medallist Becky James has announced that she is retiring from cycling at the age of 25 to concentrate on establishing her cake-making business.

Announcing her retirement, James said that she was "looking forward to starting a new chapter", thanking all those who had helped her through her career.

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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.