Seven unsung heroes of the 2022 pro cycling season

They might not have made headlines, but these seven riders enjoyed seasons to remember

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Not every rider can be in the limelight. In every race peloton, there are domestiques and team leaders who slip under the radar, but deserve plaudits as much as anyone. 

Forget Remco Evenepoel, Annemiek van Vleuten and Wout van Aert, here are seven of 2022’s unsung heroes. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.