Milan-San Remo winner Matej Mohorič: 'Tom Pidcock is a better descender than me'

Slovenian plays down his own descending skills as he reflects on 2022 Milan-San Remo victory

Matej Mohoric descending during 2022 Milan San Remo victory
(Image credit: Getty / Fabio Ferrari)

Matej Mohorič has played down his own descending skills and says that others in the pro peloton are better than him at going downhill. 

The Slovenian two-time Tour de France stage winner took the honours at Milan-San Remo in the spring with a daredevil descent of the Poggio, famously using a dropper seat post more commonly found on a mountain bike. 

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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.