'I’m just here to enjoy it': Tom Pidcock on his surprise Paris-Roubaix appearance

British rider was a late addition to the Ineos Grenadiers team for the race across the pavé

Tom Pidcock
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Tom Pidcock says he is 'just here to enjoy' his senior debut at Paris-Roubaix and explained that just enjoying the moment is the key to getting the best out of himself on the big occasions. 

Ineos Grenadiers kept their team firmly under wraps until Saturday morning. The team then surprised fans, journalists and everyone else by announcing that Pidcock would be part of their team as a late addition for the Hell of the North. 

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Tom Thewlis

Tom has been writing for Cycling Weekly since 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 

Since joining the team, he has reported from some of professional cycling's biggest races and events including the Tour de France and the World Championships in Glasgow. He has also covered races elsewhere across the world. 

As well as on the ground reporting, Tom writes race reports from the men's and women's WorldTour and helps with coverage of UK domestic cycling.