Tyler Farrar announces retirement from professional cycling

American calls time on 12-year professional career

Tyler Farrar at the 2017 Tour Down Under

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Tyler Farrar has announced that he is retiring from professional cycling, putting an end to a 12-year career in the sport.

The American rider, whose final race was the GP Montréal on Sunday, said that he was retiring from the sport to "start a new chapter" and was looking forward to not having to eat any more race buffets.

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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.