Introducing the British rider with a 100% GC record in 2024

Victories at the Tour du Rwanda and Tour de Taiwan cap a glittering start to pro life for the 21-year-old

Joseph Blackmore
(Image credit: Getty Images)

This interview was conducted the week after Joseph Blackmore had won the Tour du Rwanda, his first race as a professional. Since then, he has gone on to win the Tour de Taiwan overall, his second race as a professional, keeping up a 100% GC record so far.

On the cobbled climb in downtown Kigali, Rwanda, known as the Mur de Kigali, a British Israel-Premier Tech rider in the race leader’s jersey surges forward, with overall victory in his grasp.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.