'When it kicks off it really kicks off': Owain Doull on the step up to his first Tour of Flanders

23-year-old Welshman to get a place in Sky's Flanders team in his first year as a professional

Owen Doull at the 2017 Tour Down Under

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After only a few months with Team Sky, Owain Doull will find himself on the start line of the Tour of Flanders on Sunday, playing a vital support role for team leader Luke Rowe.

Doull is no stranger to the cobbles, having twice finished in the top ten of the under-23 Tour of Flanders, but says that racing over the pavé in the senior ranks is a completely different ball game.

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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.