‘For a guy my size, it’d be a big challenge’ - Matteo Jorgenson rules out Grand Tour ambitions

American says he’s not a three-week option for Visma-Lease a Bike

Matteo Jorgenson winning Dwaars door Vlaanderen
(Image credit: Getty Images)

For all his talent, Matteo Jorgenson believes he is not suited to competing for Grand Tours. 

The American won the eight-stage Paris-Nice last month, raising questions of whether he could repeat the success over three weeks. 

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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.